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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of participants (n = 816-826)

From: Exploring bikeability in a metropolitan setting: stimulating and hindering factors in commuting route environments

Characteristic  
Females, % 60
Age in years, mean ± SD 47.4 ± 10.7
Weight in kg, mean ± SD 69.9 ± 11.4
Height in cm, mean ± SD 173.4 ± 8.7
Body mass index, mean ± SD 23.2 ± 2.8
Gainful employment, % 94
Educated at university level, % 78
An income above 25 000 SEK* a month, % 65
Participant and both parents born in Sweden, % 82
Having a driver's licence, % 94
Usually access to a car, % 71
Leaving home 7-9 a.m. to cycle to work, % 75
Number of bicycle-commuting trips per year**, mean ± SD 279 ± 133
Overall physical health either good or very good, % 84
Overall mental health either good or very good, % 84
  1. Values are based on self-reports
  2. *SEK Swedish crown/krona, year 2005: €1 ≈ 9 SEK; US$1 ≈ 8 SEK
  3. **The number of bicycle-commuting trips per year is based on 681 participants. The low response rate is due to missing values in one or more of the 12 months leading to exclusion in the sum score