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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants in 2004–2005 (N = 1072)

From: Perceived neighbourhood environmental attributes and prospective changes in TV viewing time among older Australian adults

  % or mean (SD)
Gender (% men) 45.4
Age 67.5 (6.0)
Marital status (% married or defacto) 77.2
Educational attainment (% with university or further education) 313
Household Income (%)  
 < $32,200 p.a. 51.0
 ≥ $32,200 p.a. 45.4
Refusing answer or missing 3.6
Work status (% non-working) 72.6
Mobilitya (%) 82.2
 Having problem at baseline and follow-up 155 (14.5)
 Having problem at follow-up only 182 (17.0)
 Having problem at baseline only 46 (4.3)
 No problem at baseline and follow-up 681 (63.5)
 Missing 8 (0.7)
TV viewing time (min/day) 127.5 (80.2)
LTPA (min/day) 43.2 (45.5)
Waist circumference (cm) 93.7 (12.9)
  1. All variables were from baseline except for mobility.
  2. aHaving problem for walking 500 m.