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Table 1 Definitions of alternative construction methods for one variable

From: Implications of construction method and spatial scale on measures of the built environment

Method Definition
Method 1 Count of parcels with variable present
Method 2 \(\frac{{{\text{Count }}\,{\text{of}}\,{\text{parcels}}\,{\text{with}}\,{\text{variable }}\,{\text{present}} }}{{{\text{Total}}\,{\text{number}}\,{\text{of}}\,{\text{parcels}}}}\)
Method 3 \(\frac{{{\text{Count }}\,{\text{of}}\,{\text{parcels}}\,{\text{with}}\,{\text{variable }}\,{\text{present}} }}{{{\text{Total}}\,{\text{area}}}}\)
Method 4 \(\frac{{{\text{Total}}\,{\text{area}}\,{\text{with}}\,{\text{variable }}\,{\text{present}} }}{{{\text{Total}}\,{\text{area}}}}\)
  1. For example, security bars is one variable that contributes to the territoriality index. Additional file 1: Table S1 details which variables contribute to each index