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Table 3 Socio-demographic characteristics of study sites

From: The Physical Activity and Redesigned Community Spaces (PARCS) Study: Protocol of a natural experiment to investigate the impact of citywide park redesign and renovation

  Citywide Intervention Sites (n = 30) Control Sites (n = 20) Difference
Total population 8,175,133 860,098 515,626 344,472
Population over 18 years 78.4% 76.2% 76.9% −0.7%
White residents 33.3% 18.5% 16.1% 2.3%
Black residents 22.8% 25.5% 31.6% −6.1%
Asian residents 12.6% 14.2% 13.1% 1.1%
Hispanic residents 28.6% 39.7% 37.2% 2.5%
Population change 2.1% 3.6% 3.2% 0.4%
Population living below poverty line 20.3% 30.2% 27.6% 2.6%
  1. Data in Table 3 are publicly available data