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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of all variables

From: Geographic Ecological Momentary Assessment (GEMA) of environmental noise annoyance: the influence of activity context and the daily acoustic environment

Variable (N = 138) %/Mean Variable (N = 1046) %/Mean
Individual attributes Activity attributes
Gender (%) Activity type (%)
 Male 47.10  Sleeping 6.70
 Female 52.90  Work 18.10
Age (years) (%)  Personal or family affairs 41.60
 19–30 19.60  Shopping, recreation and social activities 22.70
 31–45 50.70  Travel 10.90
 > 46 29.70 Activity duration (min) 77.2
Education level (%) Companions (%)
 Senior high school or lower 42.00  Yes 64.20
 Technical secondary school/ bachelor degree 45.70  No 35.80
 Master degree or higher 12.30 Activity location type (%)
Hukou (%)  Home 58.10
 Guangzhou 74.60  Workplace 18.50
 Non-Guangzhou 25.40  Others 23.40
Marital status (%) The timing of activity (%)
 Married 76.10  8:00 24.80
 Other 23.90  12:00 25.30
Employment status (%)  16:00 24.80
 Full-time employment 59.40  20:00 25.10
 Others 40.60   
Personal monthly income (Yuan) (%) Immediate annoyance and noise
 0–3000 41.30 Nosie annoyance (%)
 3001–6000 32.60  Having effect 22.20
 > 6,000 26.10  Having no effect 77.80
Mental health score (%) Noise level
 < 13 25.40  \({\mathrm{L}}_{Aeq,48h}\) within two days (dB (A)) 51
 13–25 74.60  \({\mathrm{L}}_{Aeq,T}\) during the activity (dB (A)) 55
Physical health score 10.8