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Table 5 Comparisons of parental assessment of characteristics built environment by school

From: Diet, physical activity, and adiposity in children in poor and rich neighbourhoods: a cross-sectional comparison

  School A School B Both
  N = 48 N= 95 N = 143
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Safety * 21 (4) 23 (3) 23 (3)
Residential density * 14 (2) 16 (2) 15 (2)
Esthetics * 7 (2) 10 (2) 9 (2)
Presence of facilities 9 (2) 9 (2) 9 (2)
  1. *p-value < 0.05 comparing the two schools using the t-test
  2. A higher score represents a built environment favoring walking