Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Safety from Crime and Physical Activity among Older Adults: A Population-Based Study in Brazil

Table 2

Prevalence of physical activity according to perception of safety in older adults. Florianopolis, South Brazil, 2009/2010.

Variables 𝑛 Leisure time physical activityCommuting physical activity
≥150 min/wk (%)<150 min/wk (%) 𝑃 ≥150 min/wk (%)<150 min/wk (%) 𝑃

Street lighting at night0.820.01
 Yes149029.870.229.071.0
 No15928.971.119.580.5
Safe to walk during the day0.020.29
 Yes127331.368.728.771.3
 No37025.174.925.974.1
Safe to walk during the night0.690.32
 Yes53929.370.726.773.3
 No109130.369.729.170.9
Perception of safety score0.0080.15
 Good119831.868.229.370.7
 Poor42825.075.025.774.3

Notes: * 𝑃 value of Chi-square test.

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