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Table 2 Demographic characteristics and physical activity (PA) of participants

From: Is the perceived neighborhood built environment associated with domain-specific physical activity in Latin American adults? An eight-country observational study

Variables Overall Argentina Brazil Chile Colombia Costa Rica Ecuador Peru Venezuela
Sample size (n) 8185 1137 1803 770 1105 710 668 979 1013
Sociodemographic
 Age, mean (SD) 37.4 (13.3) 38.4 (13.2) 37.9 (13.1) 38.0 (13.4) 38.3 (13.9) 37.0 (13.2) 35.9 (13.4) 35.9 (12.9) 36.5 (13.2)
Sex (%)
 Men 47.0 43.6 46.3 47.3 48.2 48.9 49.0 46.3 48.4
 Women 53.0 56.4 53.7 52.7 51.8 51.1 51.0 53.7 51.6
Socioeconomic level (%)
 Low 52.0 47.4 46.2 46.0 63.0 33.0 51.2 47.6 77.9
 Medium 38.4 47.2 45.2 44.7 31.6 53.2 35.9 31.7 17.2
 High 9.6 5.4 8.6 9.4 5.4 13.8 12.9 20.7 4.9
Transportation PA (min/week)
 Mean (SD) 153.9 (216.7) 165.3 (237.5) 141.5 (205.1) 157.3 (221.8) 172.9 (235.2) 214.3 (259.1) 126.5 (157.9) 165.4 (207.9) 105.0 (179.5)
 Median (IQR) 75.0 (15.0–180) 70.0 (0–210.0) 70.0 (0–175.0) 75.0 (20.0–180.0) 90.0 (30.0–210.0) 120.0 (40.0–280.0) 90.0 (40.0–140.0) 100.0 (40.0–210.0) 45.0(0–120.0)
Leisure PA (min/week)
 Mean (SD) 162.2 (272.7) 146.0 (253.1) 125.4 (252.6) 191.9 (291.7) 169.4 (272.9) 162.9 (269.8) 315.5 (321.6) 178.3 (273.2) 98.5 (235.3)
 Median (IQR) 10.0 (0–20.0) 5.0 (0–10.0) 5.0 (0–10.0) 27.5 (10.0–120.0) 20.0 (0–220.0) 10.0 (0–10.0) 20.0 (5.0–200.0) 40.0 (0–210.0) 10.0 (0–10.0)
  1. PA physical activity, SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range