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
Safe to walk during the day0.020.29
Safe to walk during the night0.690.32
Perception of safety score0.0080.15

Notes: * 𝑃 value of Chi-square test.

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