Skip to main content

Table 1 Characteristics of studies and participants (n = number of individual studies)

From: Measuring the association of objective and perceived neighborhood environment with physical activity in older adults: challenges and implications from a systematic review

Data Collection
Region n Year of data collection n
 USA 18  2015–2020 1
 Canada 3  2010–2015 13
 Europe 7  2005–2010 12
 Asia 4  < 2005 4
 Australia 3  Long-term/cohort-follow-up 2
 South America 1  NA 3
Setting Sample size
 Urban 21  ≤ 100 2
 Peri-urban (combination of urban and suburban) 2  101–300 7
 Suburban 3  301–500 5
 Rural 0  501–1000 10
 NA 6  1001–2500 5
Study design  > 2500 5
 Cross-sectional study 29  NA 1
 Longitudinal/observational study 4   
 Cluster-randomized intervention trial 2   
  1. NA not applicable or not reported