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Table 1 Description of the baseline study samples for GLOBE and LASA

From: Land use mix and physical activity in middle-aged and older adults: a longitudinal study examining changes in land use mix in two Dutch cohorts

  GLOBE
n = 1183
LASA
n = 918
POOLED
n = 2101
EXPOSURE Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Land use mix in 1000-m buffers, entropy score 0.30 (0.06) 0.24 (0.09) 0.30 (0.07)
OUTCOMES
 Average cycling time per week, minutes 177 (240) 76 (111) 133 (201)
 Average walking time per week, minutes 176 (248) 169 (226) 173 (239)
INDIVIDUAL CHARACTERISTICS
Time-invariant characteristics
  Male, % 48% 44% 46%
Education, %
 Lower secondary or less (ISCED 0–2) 21% 44% 31%
 Upper secondary (ISCED 3) 19% 16% 18%
 Post-secondary non-tertiary education or short-cycle tertiary education (ISCED 4,5) 25% 19% 22%
 Bachelor, master, doctoral, or equivalent (ISCED 6,7,8) 35% 21% 29%
Time-varying characteristics
 Age, mean (SD) 56 (12) 68 (8) 60 (12)
Employment status, %
 Currently in paid employment 51% 21% 39%
 Currently not in paid employment 49% 79% 61%
Income, %
  < €1200 8% 17% 12%
 €1200 - €1800 24% 32% 27%
 €1800 - €2600 32% 51% 40%
  > €2600 36% n.a.* 21%*
Marital status, %
 Married or registered partnership 80% 69% 75%
 Never married 9% 6% 8%
 Divorced 6% 6% 6%
 Widowed 5% 19% 11%
  1. * The highest income class for LASA consists of respondents with an income of > €2270