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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for demographic characteristics by type of neighborhood

From: Active living neighborhoods: is neighborhood walkability a key element for Belgian adolescents?

  total (n = 637) low-SES/low-walk (n = 139) low-SES/high-walk (n = 158) high-SES/low-walk (n = 169) high-SES/high-walk (n = 171)
Age: mean (SD) 14.6 (0.9) 14.5 (0.9) 14.6 (1.0) 14.5 (0.9) 14.6 (0.9)
Gender: %      
   Male 49.6 50.4 50.6 47.3 50.3
   Female 50.4 49.6 49.4 52.7 49.7%
Educational level: %      
   Mother:      
Less than high school 9.9 19.8 16.7 2.0 3.9
Completed high school 25.1 39.7 17.4 28.9 17.5
Completed college 40.4 33.6 31.9 45.6 48.1
Completed University 24.6 6.9 34.1 23.5 30.5
   Father:      
Less than high school 7.5 18.6 7.9 2.1 4.0
Completed high school 36.0 54.9 24.6 36.4 31.1
Completed college 26.6 19.5 35.4 30.8 29.1
Completed University 29.8 7.1 42.1 30.8 35.8
Employment status: %      
   Both employed 68.5 61.6 56.5 78.8 75.5
   One parent unemployed 26.7 29.7 36.4 20.6 20.9
   Both unemployed 4.2 8.7 7.1 0.6 3.7
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