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Table 5 Open spaces/parks/trails summary scores

From: Co-benefits of designing communities for active living: an exploration of literature

Built environment attribute Physical health Mental health Social benefits Environmental sustainability Safety/injury prevention Economic benefits
Presence, proximity [+++] 54 + 3.5(0) [+++] 88.5+ [+++] 26.5 + 4(0) [++] 16 + 4(0) [++] 11+ [0] 7.5 + 4(0)
Design features [0] 3.5+   [+] 7.5+    
Trails       [++] 11.5+
Physical activity programs/promotion   [+] 4.5+ [+] 4+ [+] 4+ [+] 4+  
Incivilities      [0] 3.5+  
Public gardens    [+] 4.5+   [+] 4.5+