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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for demographic, built environment, preferences, and attitude and neighborhood walking characteristics

From: The association between sidewalk length and walking for different purposes in established neighborhoods

  N % Mean SD Minimum Maximum
Demographics
Gender (female) 1681 58.7     
Age 1681   40.16 11.96 19.00 78.00
Education (diploma) 1681 37.8     
Education (university) 1681 23.8     
Built environment
Walkability index 1681   0.04 2.03 −7.37 12.38
Sidewalk length (km) 1681   25.46 15.42 0.00 115.26
Neighborhood preference and attitude 1681      
Attitude towards walking 1681   4.92 3.69 −9.00 9.00
Access to recreation 1681   3.41 0.75 1.00 5.00
Access to schools 1681   3.43 1.08 1.00 5.00
Access to services 1681   3.06 0.68 1.00 5.00
Streets pedestrian/cycle friendly 1681   3.43 0.82 1.00 5.00
Housing affordability/variety 1681   3.75 0.70 1.00 5.00
Neighborhood-based walking in a usual week
Transportation walking (any) 1681 36.4     
Transportation walking (minutes) 611   72.44 75.61 5.00 840.00
Recreational walking (any) 1681 53.1     
Recreational walking (minutes) 892   128.06 99.18 5.00 630.00
Total walking (any) 1681 62.4     
Total walking (minutes) 1049   151.10 123.15 5.00 840.00
  1. SD: Standard deviation.