Table 2

Physical activity outcome variables by land use thirds

Walking to work or school

Walking for errands

Moderate physical activity

Walking for leisure


Less than one hour per week

Less than one hour per week

One day or less per week

15 minutes or less per day


Land Use

%

%

%

%


Recreational & park land

Low

72.25

58.19

31.79

32.18


Mid

69.85

45.51

37.45

29.96


High

68.67

45.9

39.71

32.06


Residential land

Low

71.8

43.78

36.36

27.46


Mid

67.34

45.69

40.18

32.66


High

71.62

60.23

32.43

34.17


Commercial land

Low

74.47

64.11

32.05

32.25


Mid

69.8

46.78

37.2

32.04


High

66.54

38.85

39.78

29.93


Institutional land

Low

72.45

52.83

37.36

33.4


Mid

67.04

48.59

38.61

33.71


High

71.16

47.87

33.27

27.17


Land use mix

Low

74.41

65.23

34.38

35.55


Mid

66.3

44.32

36.26

29.3


High

70.02

39.85

38.55

29.61


Source: Survey of residents in eight neighbourhoods in Metro Vancouver, 2006

Oliver et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:959   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-959

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