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Table 1 Characteristics of CHII field testing sample (n =15 communities,164 sites, 263 venues)

From: Development of a community health inclusion index: an evaluation tool for improving inclusion of people with disabilities in community health initiatives

Communitiesa n Sector types n Venues n
Urban/Rural 15 Work sites 30 Physical activity Venues 156
 Urban 7 Office (i.e. suite) 5 Trails 8
 Suburban 5 Building as a whole 22 Sports field 23
 Rural 3 Campus 3 Playgrounds 24
Household Median Income 15 Schools 27 Pools (indoor & outdoor) 11
 Low 6 Elementary 10 Fitness/exercise rooms 57
 Medium 7 Middle 7 Gyms 33
 High 2 High 10 Food Venues 107
% Disability 15 Health care facilities 32 Grocery stores/food store 27
 <10 % 6 Clinics 22 Cafeterias/Restaurants 65
 10–15 % 5 Hospitals 10 Farmers markets 6
 >15 % 4 Community institutions 75 Community Gardens 2
   Community Based Org 7 Nutrition programs 7
   Recreation Center 26   
   Senior Center 4   
   Food sites 38   
  1. aCommunity level metrics obtained from the American Community Survey 2008–2012
  2. BOLD - measures of communities as well as categories of sectors and venues
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