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Table 3 Characteristics of the neighbourhood built environment in the study sample stratified for lower limb osteoarthritis a

From: The association of the neighbourhood built environment with objectively measured physical activity in older adults with and without lower limb osteoarthritis

  All participants (n = 247) Participants with LLOA (n = 41) Participants without LLOA (n = 206) p-value b
Street Connectivity
 Number of street connections per km2 (mean (SD)) 155.1 (87.9) 161.9 (75.2) 153.8 (90.3) 0.12
Distance to health care resources in km     
 General practice (median (IQR)) 0.6 (0.5–1.0) 0.5 (0.4–0.9) 0.7 (0.5–1.1) 0.10
 General practice center (median (IQR)) 5.5 (2.3–9.8) 6.8 (2.1–13.1) 5.4 (2.4–9.4) 0.90
 Pharmacy (median (IQR)) 0.8 (0.5–1.2) 0.6 (0.5–1.0) 0.8 (0.5–1.3) 0.08
 Hospital with an outside clinic (median (IQR)) 3.9 (1.9–6.8) 2.6 (1.6–7.0) 4.1 (2.0–7.0) 0.50
 Hospital without an outside clinic (median (IQR)) 4.9 (2.2–9.8) 6.8 (1.8–14.5) 4.9 (2.3–9.4) 0.90
 Physiotherapist (median (IQR)) 0.5 (0.4–0.8) 0.5 (0.4–0.7) 0.5 (0.4–0.8) 0.83
Distance to retail resources in km     
 Large supermarket (median (IQR)) 0.6 (0.5–0.9) 0.6 (0.4–0.8) 0.6 (0.5–0.9) 0.75
 Grocery store (median (IQR)) 0.5 (0.4–0.8) 0.5 (0.3–0.7) 0.5 (0.4–0.8) 0.87
 Department store (median (IQR)) 1.7 (1.0–4.1) 1.4 (0.9–2.9) 1.9 (1.0–4.3) 0.50
Distance to meeting places in km     
 Pub (median (IQR)) 0.7 (0.5–1.4) 0.7 (0.5–1.2) 0.7 (0.5–1.4) 0.98
 Cafeteria (median (IQR)) 0.5 (0.4–0.7) 0.4 (0.4–0.7) 0.5 (0.4–0.8) 0.89
 Restaurant (median (IQR)) 0.6 (0.4–0.9) 0.6 (0.3–0.8) 0.6 (0.4–0.9) 0.81
Distance to public transport in km     
 Train station (median (IQR)) 3.2 (1.9–11.4) 2.9 (2.1–12.5) 3.2 (1.7–11.4) 0.99
 Important transfer station (median (IQR)) 12.5 (4.6–18.9) 12.3 (4.3–20.9) 12.5 (4.7–18.8) 0.64
  1. a Abbreviations: SD Standard deviation, IQR Interquartile range, km kilometer, LLOA Lower limb osteoarthritis, n Number
  2. b p-value of observed differences between groups with and without LLOA