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Table 5 Composite Index (C.I.) scores for each super neighborhood by built environment domains and expected relationship (P/Na) with physical activity. Houston TRAIN Study, 2014

From: Foot-based audit of streets adjacent to new light rail stations in Houston, Texas: measurement of health-related characteristics of the built environment for physical activity research

  Northside/ Northline Northside Village Downtown Second Ward Magnolia Park Greater Eastwood Greater Third Ward OST/ South Union ALL
Segments N (%) 28 (4.75) 214 (36.27) 118 (20) 78 (13.22) 36 (6.1) 14 (2.37) 42 (7.12) 60 (10.17) 590 (100)
Land use
 Positive 2.00 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.63 1.50 1.25 1.50 1.25
 Negative 3.83 3.17 3.00 3.50 3.67 3.33 2.67 3.00 3.00
Transportation
 Positive 3.72 3.72 4.67 3.83 4.06 4.17 4.06 4.06 4.06
 Negative 1.00 2.50 2.00 3.50 4.00 3.50 1.50 2.00 2.50
Facilities
 Positive 1.67 1.00 1.33 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.33 1.67 1.00
Aesthetics
 Positive 5.50 5.00 6.00 5.00 4.00 5.00 5.50 5.50 5.50
 Negative 4.50 3.83 4.50 4.17 4.83 4.50 4.17 3.67 4.17
Signage
 Positive 1.80 1.60 2.00 1.60 1.80 1.40 2.00 1.40 1.60
 Negative 3.50 2.50 1.50 2.50 2.50 2.00 2.00 2.50 2.50
Social environment
 Positive 3.17 2.67 3.00 2.17 2.50 2.17 2.33 3.00 2.83
 Negative 2.00 2.00 1.00 2.00 1.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 2.00
  1. aObserved features were arranged into two classes: positive (P) and negative (N). This classification was based on the expected direction of the relationship between each feature and physical activity behavior, as evidenced by findings in available literature
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