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Table 1 Overall and country-specific sample characteristics

From: Development and validation of the neighborhood environment walkability scale for youth across six continents

CountriesAll countriesAustraliaBangladeshBelgiumBrazilCzech RepublicDenmarkHong KongIndiaIsraelMalaysiaNew Zealand*NigeriaPortugalSpainUSA
Cities MelbourneDhakaGhentCuritibaOlomouc; Hradec KrálovéOdenseHong KongChennaiHaifaKuala Lumpur & oth.Auckland; WellingtonGombeVarious citiesValenciaBaltimore, Maryland; Seattle, Washington
Overall N5714238862794911831971291315109348400258132465922
Adolescents’ age (years)
 Mean14.414.513.913.414.114.213.014.313.815.514.314.615.316.016.514.1
 SD1.71.51.81.41.61.51.21.71.61.51.21.41.71.30.82.4
Adolescents’ sex
 Male, %46.740.351.241.949.142.657.942.852.438.540.255.555.034.844.949.7
Highest education in household (%):
 Did not complete high school15.010.54.717.619.111.510.718.434.67.324.122.56.230.310.80.8
 High school graduate or some college35.724.434.939.439.945.421.346.348.628.434.228.338.425.833.523.9
 College graduate or more49.365.160.543.140.943.268.035.216.864.241.749.355.443.955.775.4
Area-level SES
 High, %48.252.146.552.343.441.054.346.548.341.349.447.839.956.153.550.1
Area-level walkability
 High, %50.855.546.559.951.739.349.249.251.449.570.150.756.650.837.449.6
  1. Notes. N = participants (adolescent and parent dyads) with information on adolescent’s age, sex, school, administrative area of residence, area-level socio-economic status, highest educational attainment in household, and NEWS-Y data from parents; SES = socio-economic status; a New Zealand collected NEWS-Y data from adolescents only