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Table 1 Fitter for Walking communities where focus groups and interviews were conducted

From: Community perceptions of the implementation and impact of an intervention to improve the neighbourhood physical environment to promote walking for transport: a qualitative study

Region Local Authority (LA) Community Project Focus Group/ Key Informant Interview (date) Number of participants Males
n
Females
n
London London Borough of Barking & Dagenham Marks Gate Older People’s network Focus Group (Oct 10) 7 4 3
Redbridge Borough Council Seven Kings & Newbury Park Residents’ association Interview (Oct 10) 1 0 1
North East Gateshead Council Gateshead Jewish Nursery (Bensham) Interview (June 10) 1 1 0
Local Felling Residents Focus Group (Mar 11) 4 2 2
Newcastle City Council Friends of St Lawrence Park (Byker Link) Focus Group (June 10) 5 2 3
Trinity Gosforth Focus Group (Mar 11) 3 0 3
Sunderland Council Plains Farm and Humbledon Residents’ Association Interview (Mar 11) 1 1 0
North West Blackburn with Darwen Council Taylor Street Focus Group (Nov 10) 6 1 5
Empire Theatre Interview (Nov 10) 2 0 2
Bolton Council Hallith Wood / Pixmore Paths Focus Group (June 11) 7 2 5
Our back field (Larkfield Grove) Focus Group (June 11) 3 2 1
West Midlands Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council Friends of Thimblebrook Mill Focus Group (June 11) 5 1 4
Wolverhampton City Council Lanesfield Tenants & Residents Association/Hilton Hall Management Association Focus Group (Oct 10) 14 6 8
Weddell Wynd Residents Focus Group (Oct 10) 4 2 2
Yorkshire Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council Friends of Hexthorpe Flatts Park Focus Group (Apr 11) 5 2 3
Latin Gardens/Emley Drive Area Tenants & Residents Association Focus Group (Nov 10) 5 1 4
Friends of Martinwells Lake/Edlington Royal Tenants & Residents Association Focus Group (Nov 10) 6 3 3
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council Cliff Hills Community Action Group Interview (Aug 11) 1 1 0
Chinatown Tenants & Residents Association Focus Group (Apr 11) 6 2 4
Total     86 33 53