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Table 3 Neighbourhood amenities relevant to walkability

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

Amenities Lower SES inner-urban neighbourhood Higher SES inner-urban neighbourhood Lower SES suburban neighbourhood Higher SES suburban neighbourhood
Banks (per 1000 residents) 0.33 0.47 0 0.18
Pharmacies (per 1000 residents) 0.55 0.26 0 0
Grocery Stores (per 1000 residents) 0 0.19 0 0
Biking and walking paths (metres per person) 0.44 1.00 0.71 3.38
Parks (metres per person) 2.09 29.88 23.57 93.64
Recreational facilities (per 1000 residents) 2.67 2.01 1.23 1.23
  1. Source: Kristjansson, E., Sawata, M., & Labonte, R. The Ottawa Neighbourhood Study. Ottawa Neighbourhood [57], based on 2001 Canadian Census data