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Table 3 Descriptive characteristics of the samples

From: Feasibility and effectiveness of drop-off spots to promote walking to school

  Parental feasibility sample (n = 216) Intervention sample (n = 58)
Age (years) (Mean ± SD) 9.6 ± 1.7 9.6 ± 1.7
Sex (n, %)   
  Boys 104 (48.1) 22 (37.9)
Girls 112 (51.9) 36 (62.1)
School (n, %)   
Suburban 56 (25.9) 29 (50.0)
Urban 160 (74.1) 29 (50.0)
SES (n, %)   
Low 114 (53.0) 30 (51.7)
High 101 (47.0) 28 (48.3)
Transport mode to school (n, %)   
Walking 59 (27.4) 4 (7.0)
Cycling 25 (11.6) 2 (3.5)
Driven by car 104 (48.4) 40 (70.2)
Public transport 27 (12.6) 11 (19.3)