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Table 1 Mean socio-demographic characteristics by study site

From: International comparison of observation-specific spatial buffers: maximizing the ability to estimate physical activity

Country City N Age (SD) % female Education level % Married % Employed
Less than high school (%) High school/some college (%) College graduate or higher (%)
Pooled   5883 42.4 (12.4) 53.0 10.9 42.2 46.3 59.2 77.9
United States (US) Seattle (KC) 1287 44.0 (11.0) 45.2 1.3 35.4 63.0 63.2 81.3
Baltimore (MD) 912 46.6 (10.7) 52.3 2.0 30.3 67.2 60.5 82.6
New Zealand (NZ) North Shore (NS) 511 40.9 (11.8) 63.9 3.7 57.3 38.0 70.4 77.7
Wellington (WE) 496 39.2 (12.6) 51.2 0.8 47.0 52.2 56.7 86.7
Christchurch (CC) 495 41.7 (12.6) 55.8 10.7 57.2 31.9 55.4 79.6
Denmark (DK) Aarhus 642 38.9 (13.9) 56.7 7.3 43.1 46.6 65.4 74.6
Brazil (BR) Curitiba 697 41.1 (13.2) 52.9 28.8 32.4 38.7 58.1 77.6
United Kingdom (UK) Stoke-on-Trent 843 43.0 (13.3) 56.1 33.8 51.7 14.0 44.8 64.4