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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the commuting participants and experts

From: The active commuting route environment scale (ACRES): development and evaluation

  Commuters Experts
(n = 23-24)
Characteristic Women
(n = 19-20)
Men
(n = 34)
 
Age in years, mean ± SD 40.8 ± 8.9 47.3 ± 10.3 43.8 ± 9.2
Weight in kg, mean ± SD 61.1 ± 6.1 77.1 ± 7.6 -
Height in cm, mean ± SD 169.4 ± 4.4 180.0 ± 6.2 -
Body mass index, mean ± SD 21.3 ± 2.1 23.8 ± 2.2 -
Gainful employment, % 100* 97 -
Having a driver's license, % 95 94 96†
Usually access to a car, % 70 82 83†
Educated at university level, % 75 74 100
An income above 25.000 SEK‡ a month, % 50 82 100†
Overall physical health as either good or very good, % 100 88 -
Overall mental health as either good or very good, % 90 91 -
  1. Values are based on self-reports.
  2. *n = 19, i.e. one missing value.
  3. †n = 23, i.e. one missing value.
  4. ‡SEK = Swedish crown: Year 2005 and 2009: €1 ≈ 10 SEK; US$1 ≈ 8 and 7 SEK, respectively.