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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics for the test-retest reliability sample (n = 301)

From: NEWS for Africa: adaptation and reliability of a built environment questionnaire for physical activity in seven African countries

Characteristic N (%)
Country
  Cameroon 43 (14.3)
  Ghana 39 (13.0)
  Mozambique 64 (21.3)
  Nigeria 72 (23.9)
  South Africa 40 (13.3)
  Uganda 43 (14.3)
Region
  Urban 240 (79.7)
  Suburban/Periurban 32 (10.6)
  Rural 29 (9.6)
Study design quadrant
  High walkability/Low Income 63 (20.9)
  High walkability/High Income 46 (15.3)
  Low walkability/Low Income 26 (8.6)
  Low walkability/High Income 102 (33.9)
  Missing (%) a 64 (21.3)
Gender – Female 151 (50.2)
Marital Status – Married or living with partner 131 (43.5)
Education
  No formal education 7 (2.3)
  Primary school 13 (4.3)
  Some high school 61 (20.3)
  Completed high school 75 (24.9)
  Diploma/higher diploma 27 (9.0)
  Bachelor’s degree 92 (30.6)
  Graduate/professional degree 26 (8.6)
Motorized vehicles per household
  None 130 (43.3)
  One 90 (30.0)
  Two 54 (18.0)
  Three or more 26 (8.7)
  Mean (SD)
Age (years) 32.3 (12.9)
Adults in Household 3.6 (2.9)
Youth in Household 2.4 (2.3)
Number of months lived in house 102.9 (112.4)
Body Mass Index (BMI, kg/m2)) 25.0 (5.0)
  1. a Mozambique was unable to select participants by quadrant.