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Table 4 Weight and ranking of each indicator based on expert opinions

From: Using expert decision-making to establish indicators of urban friendliness for walking environments: a multidisciplinary assessment

Indicator Weight (rank)
Urban planning Transportation Architecture Landscape Government
Land use mix–diversity 0.57 (1) 0.40 (2) 0.40 (2) 0.50 (1) 0.47 (2)
Land use mix–access 0.43 (2) 0.60 (1) 0.60 (1) 0.50 (1) 0.53 (1)
Sidewalk material 0.10 (5) 0.12 (5) 0.10 (7) 0.15 (4) 0.19 (3)
Wayfinding aids 0.12 (4) 0.13 (4) 0.13 (5) 0.07 (6) 0.08 (5)
Barrier-free design 0.21 (2) 0.21 (1) 0.12 (6) 0.21 (1) 0.23 (1)
Sidewalk maintenance 0.15 (3) 0.14 (3) 0.16 (2) 0.21 (1) 0.14 (4)
Sidewalk width 0.25 (1) 0.20 (2) 0.16 (2) 0.21 (1) 0.23 (1)
Protective equipment against weather 0.10 (5) 0.10 (6) 0.19 (1) 0.08 (5) 0.07 (6)
Amenities 0.08 (6) 0.09 (7) 0.15 (4) 0.07 (6) 0.06 (7)
Sidewalk continuity 0.21 (1) 0.18 (2) 0.10 (6) 0.26 (1) 0.23 (1)
Sidewalk obstructions 0.18 (2) 0.16 (3) 0.09 (7) 0.16 (2) 0.13 (4)
Sidewalk visibility 0.11 (5) 0.19 (1) 0.14 (4) 0.14 (3) 0.23 (1)
Street lighting 0.09 (7) 0.14 (5) 0.17 (2) 0.13 (4) 0.15 (3)
Buffer between road and sidewalk 0.12 (4) 0.09 (6) 0.14 (4) 0.11 (6) 0.10 (5)
Pedestrian crossing aids 0.10 (6) 0.09 (6) 0.15 (3) 0.12 (5) 0.08 (6)
Fear of crime 0.17 (3) 0.15 (4) 0.21 (1) 0.08 (7) 0.08 (6)
Green ratio 0.19 (2) 0.17 (3) 0.12 (6) 0.15 (4) 0.23 (1)
Building attractiveness 0.12 (5) 0.12 (6) 0.15 (4) 0.10 (6) 0.13 (5)
Historical landscape 0.17 (3) 0.15 (5) 0.15 (4) 0.11 (5) 0.10 (6)
Cleanliness 0.17 (3) 0.17 (3) 0.21 (1) 0.23 (2) 0.17 (3)
Presence of trees 0.11 (6) 0.19 (1) 0.16 (3) 0.24 (1) 0.22 (2)
Natural sights 0.23 (1) 0.19 (1) 0.20 (2) 0.16 (3) 0.15 (4)