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Table 2 Sample characteristics of older walkers for each neighbourhood

From: Inequitable walking conditions among older people: examining the interrelationship of neighbourhood socio-economic status and urban form using a comparative case study

Sample characteristics Lower SES inner-urban neighbourhood Higher SES inner-urban neighbourhood Lower SES suburban neighbourhood Higher SES suburban neighbourhood
Number of participants (n) 20 17 18 20
Age (mean years) 77 77 72 75
Gender (% female) 85 76 78 90
Walking aid use (%) 35 25 28 10
Length of neighbourhood residence (mean years) 15 37 26 28
Home owners (%) 10 88 33 75
Post-secondary education (%) 25 88 55 45