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Table 2 Pearson correlation matrix for neighbourhood scale items

From: Perceived characteristics of the environment associated with active travel: development and testing of a new scale

  Pleasantness for walking Attractiveness Proximity to park Green space Public transport Proximity to shops Routes for cycling Routes for walking Safety walking after dark Likelihood of attack Traffic volume Traffic noise Safety crossing the road
Attractiveness 0.48             
Proximity to park 0.23 0.16            
Green space 0.18 0.26 0.26           
Public transport 0.19 0.10 0.16 0.01          
Proximity to shops 0.06 0.09 0.19 0.16 0.16         
Routes for cycling 0.24 0.15 0.14 0.09 0.04 -0.06        
Routes for walking 0.29 0.33 0.23 0.29 0.13 0.29 0.17       
Safety walking after dark 0.37 0.27 0.18 0.10 0.15 0.05 0.22 0.13      
Likelihood of attack 0.33 0.38 0.06 0.21 0.04 0.06 0.15 0.24 0.42     
Traffic volume 0.18 0.08 -0.05 0.06 -0.14 -0.16 0.19 -0.03 0.16 0.13    
Traffic noise 0.11 0.18 -0.02 0.13 -0.17 -0.03 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.20 0.50   
Safety crossing the road 0.21 0.15 0.19 0.11 0.12 0.03 0.18 0.13 0.25 0.18 0.29 0.22  
Road safety for cyclists 0.14 0.18 -0.02 0.12 -0.08 -0.01 0.22 0.15 0.12 0.27 0.28 0.40 0.27
  1. n = 125