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Table 1 descriptive statistics

From: Physical environmental factors related to walking and cycling in older adults: the Belgian aging studies

Demographics Total sample
N = 48879
Urban
N = 15444
Semi-urban
N = 17996
Rural
N = 15439
age (years) 74.4 ± 6.7 74.5 ± 6.8 74.3 ± 6.6 74.3 ± 6.6
% female 55.7 56.7 55.3 55.2
% higher education 9.6 12.9 8.8 7.4
number of limitations 2.5 ± 2.6 2.5 ± 2.5 2.5 ± 2.6 2.6 ± 2.6
Municipalities' characteristics     
residential density (inh./km2) 577.0 ± 508.5 1112.6 ± 604.9 420.4 ± 86.9 223.7 ± 59.7
mean annual income (euro) 16438.6 ± 1728.8 17138.2 ± 1795.1 16468.6 ± 1718.5 15703.9 ± 1328.7
Walking/cycling behavior     
% daily walking for transportation 35.9 40.9 34.4 32.4
% daily cycling for transportation 23.7 20.6 25.7 24.5
% weekly walking or cycling for recreation 53.8 54.3 54 52.9