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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for walkability and its components within participants’ 1 km street-network residential buffers, AusDiab study, 1999–2012, (N = 2023)

From: Neighborhood walkability and 12-year changes in cardio-metabolic risk: the mediating role of physical activity

Walkability components Mean (SD) Min Q1 Median Q3 Max Correlation Matrix
       Res. density Int.density Des.density Walkability
Res. density a 7.1 (3.6) 0.1 4.5 6.6 9.4 26.2 1.0 0.6* 0.4* 0.8*
Int. density b 4.0 (4.5) 0.0 0.8 2.3 5.2 20.7   1.0 0.4* 0.8*
Des. density c 1.5 (1.5) 0.0 0.0 1.2 2.3 8.1    1.0 0.7*
Walkability 0.0 (1.0) −1.6 −0.7 − 0.2 0.6 5.1     1.0
  1. Abbreviations: Res Residential, Int Intersections, Des Destinations;
  2. *P < 0.001
  3. aNumber of dwellings/hectare within 1 km of each residence
  4. bNumber of 4-way intersections/km2 within 1 km of each residence
  5. cNumber of daily living destinations/km2 within 1 km of each residence