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Table 1 Results of the principal component analysis conducted with the fifteen objective environmental variables

From: Spatial heterogeneity of the relationships between environmental characteristics and active commuting: towards a locally varying social ecological model

Variable Principal component 1 Densely built-up areas & facility availability Principal component 2 Socio-economics: well-off neighborhoods
Median income −0.01 0.51
% households with a parking spot −0.36 0.04
% home owners 0.32 0.08
% car owners −0.38 0.04
% individual housing −0.33 −0.06
% collective housing 0.34 0.13
% part-time workers 0.17 −0.21
% unemployed 0.11 −0.49
% foreign residents 0.17 −0.42
% university graduates 0.20 0.44
% vegetation cover −0.20 0.17
Facility density 0.30 0.05
Distance to public transportation −0.15 −0.03
Bike-sharing density 0.34 0.10
Bike path density 0.10 0.05
Overall KMO score = 0.78; Bartlett’s test p < 0.001
  1. Values in bold font are greater than |0.3|.