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Table 5 Objective measures of the neighborhood environment between high and low SES groups

From: Perceived and objective neighborhood support for outside of school physical activity in South African children

Objective measurements Low SES
(n = 176)
High SES
(n = 82)
P-value Overall
(n = 258)
Unsafe neighborhood (crime rates) 6095.38 ± 4026.05 6431.01 ± 4198.10 0.539 6202.05 ± 4076.33
Traffic risk (motor vehicle accidents) 103.11 ± 78.19 91.87 ± 60.72 0.251 99.53 ± 73.16
Availability of PA facilitiesa 11.57 ± 7.46 10.72 ± 8.93 0.426 11.30 ± 7.95
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD
  2. aThe actual number of PA facilities within 500 m from home objectively measured using Geographic Information Systems