Table 2: Characteristics of factors derived from the Australian version of the Neighbourhood Environment Walkability Scale ( ).

FactorNo. of itemsPercent of variance explainedCronbach’s alphaa

Aesthetics617.750.73
Crime611.780.80
Infrastructure for walking106.050.74
Access to services35.200.85
Barriers to walking64.790.58

aBased on items with loadings ≥ 0.4.