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Table 5 Chi-square analyses comparing the reported sport access in the neighborhood between pre and post intervention

From: Promoting physical activity in a low-income neighborhood of the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis: effects of a community-based intervention to increase physical activity

Questions asked 2013 (N = 199) % 2015 (N = 217) % p value*
Do you regularly practice sport? (YES) 22.3 % 21.9 % 0.93
If you do, do you practice this activity in the neighborhood? (YES) (n = 44/n = 41) 60.6 % 30.0 % 0.01
If you don’t, do you know if practicing this sport in the neighborhood is possible? (YES) 35.9 % 45.4 % 0.57
If it were possible to practice this sport in the area, would you do it? (YES) 30.8 % 54.8 % 0.12
Do you think that walking around in the neighborhood is easy? (YES) 79.0 % 83.4 % 0.27
Do you think the neighborhood is suitable for practicing sport activity (YES)? 57.8 % 63.3 % 0.23
Can you name a center or an association proposing sport in the area? (YES) 21.9 % 40.6 % 0.001
Did you heard about the project named « For health I move in my neighborhood? » (YES)   27.8 %  
If yes, how did you heard about it? (n = 59)
 Display   51.2 %  
 Web site   0.8 %  
 Community center   14.6 %  
 Environment/family   12.2 %  
 Healthcare professionals   15.4 %  
 Medical-sport educator   0.8 %  
 Other   13.8 %  
  1. * Weighted Chi-square test
  2. Numbers in boldface are the p-values whose significance is less than 5%