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Table 1 Distributions of risk and protective factors for obesity among 10,208 adults resident in Perth, Western Australia who responded to the Health and Wellbeing Survey 2004-2009

From: The association between neighborhood greenness and weight status: an observational study in Perth Western Australia

  Total Young adults 16–24 years Mid-age adults 25–64 years Older adults 65+ years
  N=10,208 N=1,073 N=6,238 N=2,897
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Weight status     
  Overweight-or-obese 5,459 (53) 263 (25) 3,561 (57) 1,635 (56)
  Obese 1,912 (19) 74 (7) 1,304 (21) 534 (18)
Sex     
  Male 4,318 (42) 506 (47) 2,528 (41) 1,284 (44)
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age 52 (19) 19 (2) 48 (11) 74 (7)
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Highest attained level of education     
  Less than year 10 819 (8) 26 (2) 224 (4) 569 (20)
  Year 10 or 11 2,050 (20) 265 (25) 1,151 (18) 634 (22)
  Year 12 1,367 (13) 428 (40) 707 (11) 232 (8)
  Trade qualification 3,682 (36) 236 (22) 2,393 (38) 1,053 (37)
  Tertiary degree 2,254 (22) 118 (11) 1,761 (28) 375 (13)
Number of serves of vegetables per day     
  Less than one serve 520 (5) 67 (1) 311 (5) 142 (5)
  One serve 1,300 (13) 250 (23) 789 (13) 318 (11)
  Two serves 2,417 (24) 292 (27) 1,484 (24) 641 (22)
  Three serves 2,389 (23) 241 (23) 1,486 (24) 662 (23)
  Four serves 1,940 (19) 171 (16) 1,125 (18) 644 (22)
  Five serves 1,074 (11) 69 (6) 662 (10) 343 (12)
  Six or more serves 546 (5) 38 (4) 372 (6) 136 (5)
Number of serves of fruit per day     
  Less than one serve 1,721 (17) 226 (21) 1,148 (18) 347 (12)
  One serve 2,789 (27) 331 (31) 1,758 (28) 700 (24)
  Two serves 3,451 (34) 303 (28) 2,049 (33) 1,099 (38)
  Three serves 1,546 (15) 144 (13) 866 (14) 536 (19)
  Four or more serves 691 (7) 68 (6) 412 (7) 211 (7)
Smoking     
  Current smoker 1,435 (14) 137 (13) 1,083 (17) 215 (7)
  Median (Range) Median (Range) Median (Range) Median (Range)
Neighborhood greenness     
  Mean greenness 0.080 (0.396) 0.078 (0.318) 0.079 (0.396) 0.082 (0.387)
  Variation in greenness 0.103 (0.158) 0.103 (0.121) 0.103 (0.154) 0.103 (0.145)