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Table 1 Descriptive Characteristics of the Study Population (n = 818): The Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

From: Associations of adult physical activity with perceived safety and police-recorded crime: the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

  n %
Age group
   45-54 219 26.8
   55-64 229 28.0
   65-74 253 30.9
   75-84 117 14.3
Gender
   Female 446 54.5
   Male 372 45.5
Race/ethnicity
   Non-Hispanic White 462 56.5
   Non-Hispanic Black 251 30.7
   Non-Hispanic Chinese American 105 12.8
Education
   Less than high school 61 7.5
   High school graduate/GED 56 6.9
   College 397 48.6
   Graduate school 303 37.1
Household income
   < 35 k 206 26.3
   35 k - <75 k 196 25.1
   75 k - <100 k 107 13.7
   > = 100 k 273 34.9
Current working status
   Unemployed 326 39.9
   Employed 491 60.1
Sidewalks in your neighborhood (yes) 807 98.7
How safe is neighborhood from crime
   1 - very safe 125 15.3
   2 153 18.7
   3 - safe 386 47.2
   4 134 16.4
   5 - not at all safe 20 2.4
Violence is a problem in neighborhood
   Very serious problem 15 1.8
   Somewhat serious problem 99 12.1
   Minor problem 298 36.4
   Not really problem 406 49.6