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Table 4 Mean (SD) BMI by predictor variables in the cross-sectional model

From: A longitudinal and cross-sectional examination of the relationship between reasons for choosing a neighbourhood, physical activity and body mass index

Cross-sectional   N BMI mean (SD)
Gender Male 582 27.25 (5.41)
  Female 582 25.49 (5.54)
Age <50 years 658 25.69 (5.13)
  >= 50 years 506 27.26 (5.92)
Job Status Employed 814 26.26 (5.36)
  Other 350 26.62 (5.94)
Education <= High School 260 26.46 (5.00)
  >High School 904 26.35 (5.69)
Activity Category Low 235 27.28 (5.82)
  Moderate 543 26.29 (5.67)
  High 386 25.93 (5.12)
Fruit & Vegetable Intake <5 servings/day 598 26.90 (5.76)
  >= 5 servings/day 566 25.81 (5.25)
Close to job Not at all important 241 27.25 (5.76)
  Of little importance 160 26.37 (5.00)
  Moderately important 245 26.76 (5.88)
  Of some importance 237 26.00 (5.30)
  Very important 281 25.60 (5.44)
Close to outdoor recreation Not at all important 165 27.17 (5.99)
  Of little importance 147 26.83 (4.87)
  Moderately important 286 26.15 (5.65)
  Of some importance 311 26.55 (5.66)
  Very important 255 25.62 (5.30)
Quality of schools Not at all important 342 26.99 (5.84)
  Of little importance 106 26.18 (5.30)
  Moderately important 103 26.07 (5.33)
  Of some importance 192 25.64 (4.59)
  Very important 414 26.28 (5.79)
Ease of walking Not at all important 95 27.49 (6.60)
  Of little importance 109 26.59 (4.58)
  Moderately important 262 26.79 (5.84)
  Of some importance 367 26.27 (5.68)
  Very important 330 25.76 (5.04)
Neighbourhood Walkability Lowest 169 27.10 (5.23)
  Low 240 26.14 (5.41)
  Mid 210 26.58 (6.23)
  High 246 26.58 (5.75)
  Highest 299 25.83 (5.09)
Neighbourhood SES Low SES 314 27.12 (5.93)
  Medium SES 371 26.07 (5.42)
  High SES 479 26.11 (5.34)