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Table 4 Pearson correlations for modified NEWS-A for seniors and original NEWS-A factors among NHS participants in California, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania, 2008

From: Factorial validity of an abbreviated Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale for seniors in the Nurses’ Health Study

Factors L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 L6
Access to destinations (L1) 1.00 0.40 0.49 0.13 0.13 -0.15
Street connectivity (L2) 0.44 0.90 0.46 0.11 0.23 -0.11
Infrastructure for walking (L3) 0.56 0.51 0.94 0.09 0.20 -0.19
Aesthetics (L4) 0.13 0.06 0.11 1.00 0.26 0.23
Traffic safety (L5) 0.12 0.23 0.16 0.29 0.95 0.28
Personal safety (L6) -0.17 -0.16 -0.23 0.25 0.30 0.95
  1. The diagonal (in bold font) contains correlations between modified for seniors and original NEWS-A factors. Correlations among the modified NEWS-A for seniors factors are below the diagonal. Correlations among the original NEWS-A factors are above the diagonal.