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Table 1 Characteristics of participants and self-reported cycling behaviours at baseline and 12-month follow-up

From: Use of and short-term impacts of new cycling infrastructure in inner-Sydney, Australia: a quasi-experimental design

  Baseline Follow-up Cohort comparison P
n = 846 n = 512
Bicycle ownership
 No 294 (34.7) 179 (34.9) 0.50
 Yes 552 (65.3) 334 (65.1)  
Cycling frequency
 At least weekly 237 (28.1) 125 (24.4) <0.001
 Within 12 months 236 (27.9) 150 (29.3)  
 Longer than a year 373 (44.1) 237 (46.3)  
Usual mode to work
 Bicycle 113 (13.4) 48 (9.4) <0.001
 Walk 168 (19.9) 101 (19.7)  
 Public transport 332 (39.2) 194 (37.9)  
 Car 198 (23.4) 130 (25.4)  
 No travel 35 (4.1) 39 (7.6)  
Age
 18–24 149 (17.6) 70 (13.7) <0.001
 25–34 214 (25.3) 111 (21.7)  
 35–44 217 (25.7) 141 (27.5)  
 45–55 266 (31.4) 190 (37.1)  
Sex
 Male 494 (41.9) 202 (39.5) 0.12
 Female 352 (58.1) 310 (62.5)  
Education
 Less than tertiary 255 (30.4) 131 (25.6) 0.10
 Tertiary or higher 585 (69.6) 380 (74.4)  
Income
 Less than $80 K (AUS) 286 (37.3) 136 (30.0) 0.03
 $80 K or more 481 (62.7) 318 (70.0)  
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