Table 1

Mean (standard deviation) of the percentage of green space in a 1-km and a 3-km radius around people's home in different levels of urbanicity

Very highly urban areas (n= 842)

Highly urban areas (n = 915)

Moderately urban areas (n = 963)

Slightly urban areas (n = 1.286)

Non urban areas (n = 893)


1 km

% total green

25.8 (17.3)

27.5 (16.5)

36.6 (19.3)

49.3 (21.3)

68.2 (17.6)

% agricultural green

6.8 (13.0)

8.3 (13.1)

20.7 (18.6)

32.4 (25.0)

56.6 (19.7)

% natural green

0.4 (1.8)

3.2 (6.7)

1.5 (3.7)

5.2 (7.4)

5.0 (7.6)

% urban green

18.6 (11.7)

16.0 (7.7)

14.4 (8.5)

11.7 (7.2)

6.6 (4.8)

3 km

% total green

36.2 (16.4)

45.6 (13.2)

58.8 (15.2)

71.7 (13.2)

82.7 (12.2)

% agricultural green

17.0 (16.5)

23.5 (14.3)

43.0 (16.4)

55.7 (17.7)

68.4 (12.8)

% natural green

1.4 (2.2)

6.6 (8.8)

5.3 (5.0)

8.0 (6.0)

11.0 (8.9)

% urban green

17.8 (6.5)

15.5 (5.0)

10.5 (5.9)

8.0 (5.4)

3.3 (2.2)


Maas et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:206   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-206

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