Table 3

Average time and distance for a trip to work, by residence and race, NHTS 2001*

Distance Traveled to Work

Time Spent in Travel for Work


Distance traveled

Miles

SE

P-value**

Minutes

SE

P-value**


Total

Race

0.0026

< 0.0001

White

12.57

0.15

----

22.92

0.21

----

African American

11.01

0.37

0.0002

24.80

0.63

0.0025

Hispanic

12.09

1.25

0.7016

23.53

1.01

0.5414

Other

12.86

0.55

0.5983

25.53

0.65

0.0001


Residence

< 0.0001

0.9709

Rural

15.56

0.35

< 0.0001

23.48

0.43

0.9709

Urban

11.62

0.17

----

23.47

0.23

----


* Estimates are weighted to be nationally representative; they are based on 3,914 observations.

**First indicated p value tests overall siginificance of the variable. Subsequent p-values note differences between individual values and the reference value.

Probst et al. BMC Health Services Research 2007 7:40   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-40

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