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Table 3 NEWS survey for the total sample and by neighborhood (mean ± SD)

From: The relationship between the built environment and habitual levels of physical activity in South African older adults: a pilot study

Variable Total LSA HSA
(n = 44) (n = 24) (n = 20)
Residential Density 216.8 ± 36.4 209.6 ± 20.9 225.4 ± 48.3
Land-use Mix: Diversity 3.0 ± 0.8 3.1 ± 0.9 2.9 ± 0.7
Land-use Mix: Access 3.1 ± .04 3.3 ± 0.2 2.9 ± 0.5#
Street Connectivity 2.7 ± 0.6 2.6 ± 0.7 2.7 ± 0.4
Walk/Cycle Infra-structure 2.5 ± 0.6 2.6 ± 0.8 2.5 ± 0.4
Aesthetics 2.8 ± 0.7 2.5 ± 0.7 3.0 ± 0.6*
Safety from Traffic 2.2 ± 0.7 2.1 ± 0.8 2.4 ± 0.5
Safety from Crime 2.6 ± 0.5 2.5 ± 0.5 2.6 ± 0.5
Neighbourhood satisfaction 3.6 ± 0.5 3.5 ± 0.6 3.7 ± 0.5
  1. Legend
  2. #: p < 0.01
  3. *: p < 0.03