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Table 5 Physical and informational characteristics from the observational environmental audits

From: Assessing and understanding sedentary behaviour in office-based working adults: a mixed-method approach

  Building 1 Building 2
  N available Index Score N available Index Score
Physical Environment from CHEWa     
Physical activity subscale     
 Showers/change rooms 5   1  
 Lifts 3   4  
 Stairwells 2   9  
 Bicycle racks 8   0  
 Subscale score   9   3
Nutrition subscale     
 Vending machines 2   8  
 Cafeterias/canteens 1   1  
 Staff Pantries 10   6  
 Subscale score   13   13.4
Physical Environment Score   22   16.4
Information Environment from CHEW     
 General bulletin or information boards 12   12  
 Overall health promotion signs 0   0  
 Physical activity signs 0   3  
Information Environment Score   0   3
Overall CHEW score based on physical and informational environments   22   19.4
Other environmental items     
 Adjustable/moving workstations 0   0  
 Standing meeting rooms/common areas 0   0  
 Informational environment regarding sedentary behaviors 0   0  
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