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Table 3 Trends in neighborhood characteristics according to participants’ perceived safety during daytime walking, including ratios and Spearman’s correlations

From: Feelings of safety during daytime walking: associations with mental health, physical activity and cardiometabolic health in high vacancy, low-income neighborhoods in Detroit, Michigan

  Feel unsafe walking [1] Neutral [2] Feel safe walking [3] Total Spearman’s rho Spearman’s p-value
Area deprivation, mean 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.5 − 0.148 0.246
Blighted lots, mean 22.4 18.5 15.6 18.6 − 0.288 0.022
Blighted structures, mean 18.1 17.8 17.7 17.9 − 0.042 0.746
Crime indexa, mean 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.2 − 0.050 0.700
Park area in m2, mean 696.6 198.8 265.9 421.8 − 0.135 0.295
  1. Bolded font p ≤ 0.05
  2. aCrime index: 5 = more crimes, 1 = fewer crimes