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Table 1 Characteristics of study samples

From: Measuring walking within and outside the neighborhood in Chinese elders: reliability and validity

Characteristic %
  Pilot study (n= 50) Main reliability/validity study (n= 96)
Gender
   Male 50 42
   Female 50 58
   Age   
   65-74 years 56 62
   75-84 years 36 36
   85+ years 8 2
Educational attainment
   Secondary or above 42 44
   Primary 46 50
   No formal education but can read and write 14 7
Area of residence
   High walkable - High socio-economic status 24 26
   High walkable - Low socio-economic status 24 24
   Low walkable - High socio-economic status 28 24
   Low walkable - Low socio-economic status 24 26