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Table 1 Characteristics of participants who did and did not walk for exercise

From: Using built environment characteristics to predict walking for exercise

  Did not walk for exercise Walked for exercise
  N = 608 N = 1,000
Age, %   
   30 to 45 3 2
   45 to 55 21 18
   55 to 65 28 27
   65 to 75 33 35
   75 to 79 15 17
Female sex, % 56 64
White race, % 89 91
Self-reported health status, %   
   Excellent 17 19
   Very good 34 39
   Good 49 41
Treated hypertension, % 72 67
Treated diabetes, % 9 8
Obese (body mass index > 30), % 42 35
Current smoking, % 14 7
Retired, % 41 49
Income, %   
   < $25,000/yr 22 22
   $25,000 to $50,000/yr 40 40
   > $50,000/yr 38 38
Education, %   
   High school or less 31 28
   Some college/college graduate 51 54
   Graduate/professional 18 18
County of residence, %   
   King 57 59
   Kitsap 7 6
   Pierce 11 9
   Snohomish 15 15
   Thurston 9 12