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Table 1 Description of environmental variables, values and data sources of GIS-datasets utilized in this study

From: The contribution of travel-related urban zones, cycling and pedestrian networks and green space to commuting physical activity among adults – a cross-sectional population-based study using geographical information systems

Environmental variable Values Data source, year
Percentage of green areas suitable for recreation (min 1.5 ha) 0–1 Corine Land Cover, 250mx250m, 2006
Euclidean distance to green areas suitable for recreation (min 1.5 ha) metres Corine Land Cover raster 25m, 2006
Travel-related urban zones pedestrian zone, pedestrian zone of a sub-centre, fringe of a pedestrian zone, intensive public transport zone, public transport zone, weak public transport zone and car-oriented zone Urban Zones classification, 2010
Proportion of motorways 0–1 Digiroad, 250mx250m, 2014
Proportion of cycling and pedestrian lanes 0–1 Digiroad, 250mx250m, 2014
Proportion of roads suitable for cycling and walking 0–1 Digiroad, 250mx250m, 2014