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Table 1 Municipality characteristics by population density subgroup

From: Lower youth steps/day values observed at both high and low population density areas: a cross-sectional study in metropolitan Tokyo

  Total Population density
Lowest Lower Middle Higher Highest
No. of municipalities 62 13 3 12 5 29
Type of municipalitya
 Wards 23 (37.1) 0 (0.0) 1 (33.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 22 (75.9)
 City 26 (41.9) 0 (0.0) 2 (66.7) 12 (100.0) 5 (100.0) 7 (24.1)
 Town 5 (8.1) 5 (8.1) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 Village 8 (12.9) 8 (12.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
No. of peopleb,c 212.7 (213.6) 6.6 (9.2) 89.3 (46.3) 171.6 (164.8) 157.6 (68.9) 344.3 (217.6)
Area (km2)c
 Total area 35.1 (40.7) 59.8 (61.8) 62.7 (46.7) 35.5 (50.4) 17.6 (8.0) 24.2 (16.2)
 Residential area 22.4 (18.2) 15.7 (16.1) 26.2 (13.3) 26.5 (27.2) 17.4 (8.0) 24.1 (16.1)
Population densityc,d 9176 (6228) 532 (735) 3524 (675) 6555 (810) 9127 (244) 14,728 (3315)
  1. aData were presented as frequency (percentage)
  2. bThe number of people was shown as (× 1000)
  3. cData were presented as mean (standard deviation)
  4. dPopulation density was calculated by dividing the number of people by residential area for each municipality