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Table 1 Individual-level (individual and family) characteristics of urban youth (n = 3 997) sampled for study of active transportation in Canada

From: Multi-level examination of correlates of active transportation to school among youth living within 1 mile of their school

Characteristic N (%)
Gender
  Male 1 930 (48.3)
  Female 2 067 (51.7)
Grade
  6 918 (22.8)
  7 915 (22.9)
  8 932 (23.3)
  9 599 (15.0)
  10 639 (16.0)
Ethnicity
  Caucasian only 2 443 (61.1)
  Caucasian and other 201 (5.0)
  Aboriginal 396 (9.9)
  Other 957 (23.9)
Number of siblings
  0 608 (15.2)
  1 1 729 (43.3)
  2+ 1 660 (41.5)
Adults at home
  Both mother and father 2 655 (66.4)
  One parent and one step-parent 418 (10.5)
  Single parent 775 (19.4)
  Other 149 (3.7)
Family SES
  Very well off 904 (22.6)
  Well off 1 317 (32.9)
  Average 1 405 (35.2)
  Not very well off 266 (6.7)
  Not at all well off 105 (2.6)
Number of cars in household
  0 176 (4.4)
  1 1 186 (29.7)
  2+ 2 635 (65.9)
Residential neighborhood is safe for children
  Strongly agree 1 109 (27.7)
  Agree 1 792 (44.8)
  Neither agree nor disagree 750 (18.8)
  Disagree 242 (6.1)
  Strongly disagree 104 (2.6)