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Table 2 Presence of items on land use along actual cycling routes compared to shortest cycling routes

From: Differences in physical environmental characteristics between adolescents’ actual and shortest cycling routes: a study using a Google Street View-based audit

Item Actual cycling route (m/km; M ± SD) Shortest cycling route (m/km; M ± SD) OR (95% CI)
Mixed land use 256 ± 226 386 ± 317 0.84 (0.71; 1.00)*
Types of buildings
 Single buildings 155 ± 247 153 ± 256 1.00 (0.83; 1.21)
 Closed/semi-detached buildings 225 ± 190 139 ± 182 1.30 (0.99; 1.70)t
 Apartment buildings 111 ± 200 161 ± 244 0.90 (0.73; (1.12)
Commercial destinations 233 ± 229 367 ± 304 0.83 (0.69; 0.99)*
Heavy industry 9 ± 39 17 ± 63 0.74 (0.29; 1.91)
Public destinations 248 ± 196 355 ± 300 0.84 (0.70; 1.02)t
Recreational destinations 85 ± 105 121 ± 212 0.87 (0.65; 1.17)
Natural features 315 ± 314 257 ± 286 1.07 (0.91; 1.25)
Openness view
 Open view 65 ± 174 24 ± 81 1.29 (0.85; 1.96)
 Not open/closed view 354 ± 229 370 ± 271 0.98 (0.81; 1.17)
 Closed view 166 ± 168 146 ± 185 1.07 (0.82; 1.39)
  1. Reference = shortest cycling route. For ease of interpretation of OR, distances were converted to hectometres (100 m/km)
  2. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  3. *p ≤ 0.05; **p ≤ 0.01; tp ≤ 0.1