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Table 2 Descriptive Statistics for the three cluster solution for NACs

From: Designing healthy communities: creating evidence on metrics for built environment features associated with walkable neighbourhood activity centres

Cluster: Overall: n=534 High (HW) : n=48 Moderate (MW): n=267 Low (LW): n=219
Built Environment Variables Mean SDa Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Community Design
 Pedshed 0.53 0.10 0.63 ** 0.04 0.57 ** 0.07 0.46** 0.09
 Community resources 11.03 7.75 27.19 ** 6.28 12.42 ** 6.06 5.79 ** 2.47
 Small food stores 16.54 18.63 62.63 ** 22.32 17.55 ** 10.44 5.20 ** 3.19
 Other retail 21.37 32.33 101.77 ** 60.36 18.97 ** 9.23 6.67 ** 4.35
 Supermarkets 3.64 3.53 12.08 ** 5.53 3.55 ** 1.79 1.89 ** 1.04
 Supermarket diversity 1.17 0.47 1.02 0.14 1.11 0.38 1.26 ** 0.59
 Transport stops 70.22 48.92 183.52 ** 61.00 76.51 ** 26.18 37.71 ** 16.59
 Transport diversity 2.13 1.04 3.71 ** 1.05 2.44** 0.84 1.40 ** 0.56
 Destination diversity 12.80 2.92 15.85 ** 0.36 14.14 ** 1.63 10.49 ** 2.82
Movement Network
 Street connectivity 73.74 33.94 160.77 ** 20.20 71.66 ** 21.59 57.21 ** 14.54
 Cul de sacs 78.43 60.02 217.38 ** 75.74 51.30 ** 25.66 81.06 ** 40.09
 Cul de sac segments≤120m long 64.53 59.15 210.19 ** 74.75 40.70 ** 23.70 61.66 ** 35.91
 Connected node ratio 0.19 0.08 0.21 ** 0.05 0.13 ** 0.04 0.27 ** 0.06
 Disconnected node ratio 1.05 0.52 1.34 0.39 0.71 ** 0.27 1.39 0.52
 Mean block perimeter 1428.44 1023.18 691.20 218.72 941.74 381.67 2183.40 ** 1178.63
 Walkable block ratio 0.52 0.20 0.78 ** 0.05 0.60 ** 0.14 0.37 ** 0.15
 Traffic exposure ratio 0.81 0.08 0.73 ** 0.07 0.81 0.07 0.83 0.08
Lot Layout
 Housing diversity 6.55 1.55 6.48 1.66 6.54 1.55 6.57 1.52
 Net residential density 20.96 28.55 76.99** 65.31 19.82 ** 14.38 10.07 ** 2.97
  1. ** Significantly different between remaining cluster types based on Tukey post-hoc tests with p<0.01
  2. SD Standard deviation