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Table 2 Park visitor characteristics

From: How active are people in metropolitan parks? An observational study of park visitation in Australia

Park visitor characteristics n (total n = 4756) Percent
Sex   
 Male 2316 48.7
 Female 2440 51.3
Age   
 Child (1-12 years) 1112 23.4
 Teen (13-20 years) 353 7.4
 Adult (21-59 years) 2542 53.4
 Senior (60+ years) 749 15.7
Physical activity level   
 Lying/sitting 1168 24.6
 Standing 1771 37.2
 Moderate 1371 28.8
 Vigorous 446 9.4
Day of week   
 Weekday 819 17.2
 Weekend day 3937 87.3
Park   
 Low SES 2374 49.9
 High SES 2382 50.1
Period of day   
 Morninga 137 2.9
 Mid-morninga 1223 25.7
 Middaya 1445 30.4
 Afternoona 1951 41.0
  1. aMorning included 2 observation periods on weekdays (7.30 am & 8.30 am) and 1 observation period on weekend days (8.30 am); mid-morning included 3 observation periods (9.30 am, 10.30 am & 11.30 am), midday included 2 observation periods (12.30 pm & 1.30 pm), afternoon included 3 observation periods (2.30 pm, 3.30 pm & 4.30 pm)