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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants at 31 years (n = 5947) and 46 years (n = 4006)

From: Residential relocation trajectories and neighborhood density, mixed land use and access networks as predictors of walking and bicycling in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966

Variable 31 years,
n (%)
46 years,
n (%)
Sex
 Female 3096 (52.1) 2261 (56.4)
 Male 2851 (47.9) 1745 (43.6)
BMIa 24.7 ± 4.2 26.8 ± 4.8
 Missing 43 13
Household incomeb 35,424 ± 29,509 60,000 ± 344,697
 Missing 653 535
Education
 Higher education 685 (11.7) 984 (26.6)
 Vocational, secondary or basic education 5176 (88.3) 2747 (73.4)
 Missing 86 275
Marital status
 Married/de facto relationship 4269 (72.5) 3019 (78.9)
 Single/divorced/widowed 1617 (27.5) 806 (21.1)
 Missing 61 181
Children < 18 years at home 3555 (62.8) 2572 (73.7)
 Missing 288 516
Employment
 Employed 3710 (63.2) 3374 (88.4)
 Not in workforce 2160 (36.8) 444 (11.6)
 Missing 77 188
Self-rated health
 Good 3901 (66.4) 2564 (67.3)
 Poor 1978 (33.6) 1245 (32.2)
 Missing 68 197
Neighborhood DMAa 0.36 ± 2.98 −0.09 ± 2.54
 Missing 102 11
Regular walking 711 (12.6) 739 (18.8)
 Missing 309 65
Regular cycling 882 (15.7) 437 (11.1)
 Missing 313 69
  1. aMean ± standard deviation
  2. bMedian € ± standard deviation