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Table 4 descriptive statistics of major urban green infrastructure types (based on OS Mastermap Greenspace Layer, 2017). Mean % green cover indicates mean proportion of each land-use that is green or blue space, i.e. non-built

From: Relationships between health outcomes in older populations and urban green infrastructure size, quality and proximity

Land-use Low income Medium income High income
Younger neighbourhoods Mean % green cover SD Mean plot size (m2) SD Mean % green cover SD Mean plot size (m2) SD Mean % green cover SD Mean plot size (m2) SD
Amenity 76·1 17·1 491 2178 74·8 18·8 617 3388 74·5 18·8 712 3812
Institutional 49·7 26·0 356 1211 48·9 25·9 360 1120 49·6 29·5 417 1860
Public parks and recreation 76·1 27·5 1734 7446 79·1 24·3 1497 4385 79·4 23·3 1494 5867
Private Garden 41·7 15·3 77.0 102 43·1 14·2 82 120 42·3 19·0 123 170
Mid-age rage neighbourhoods
 Amenity 81·4 13·8 601 3719 82·8 13·7 797 4217 84·7 15·1 1224 5454
 Institutional 55·9 25·1 386 1429 54·5 26·1 512 2624 58·6 28·4 553 2156
 Public parks and recreation 80·5 22·4 1563 6961 85·6 19·3 2149 10,104 88·0 17·8 2243 7657
 Private Garden 48·6 13·7 89 113 49·5 11·8 106 153 57·4 13·0 172 243
Older neighbourhoods
 Amenity 76·9 13·9 744 5616 86·8 12·0 1041 5159 88·7 11·0 1248 5750
 Institutional 50·1 25·5 387 1296 62·5 22·4 495 1931 68·4 21·9 561 2625
 Public parks and recreation 82·2 21·0 2242 8036 89·0 13·9 1890 7214 90·3 15·5 2383 11,105
 Private Garden 48·9 12·3 94 130 51·6 13·7 138 216 58·3 14·3 227 308