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Table 2 Descriptive statistics

From: Motives for walking and cycling when commuting – differences in local contexts and attitudes

  Pooled sample Metropolitan
Stockholm
Mid-size
Örebro
Mid-size
Luleå
Small/rual
Gislaved
Small/rural
Arvidsjaur
Age, years 46 (41) 44 (39) 46 (40) 44 (42) 48 (42) 48 (46)
Females, percent 56 (50) 54 (51) 59 (50) 59 (49) 55 (49) 58 (49)
Household income, kSEK/month* 40–60 (40) 40–60 (49) 40–60 (35) 40–60 (36) 40–60 (38) 20–40 (31)
Higher education, percent 50 (36) 63 (53) 53 (39) 54 (40) 33 (19) 31 (21)
Average distance to work, km 9.0 10.1 8.5 8.2 10.6 6.0
Often/always walk or bike, percent 35 32 46 43 23 36
  1. *10 kSEK is equivalent to 1 kEuro. Monthly household income is measured in the following categories; 1. < 10, 2. 10–20, 3. 20–40, 4. 40–60, 5. 60–80, 6. 80–100, 7. 100–150, 8. 150–200, 9. > 200. The average of the interval number for the pooled sample and each municipality is 4.2 (pooled), 4.5 (Stockholm), 4.3 (Örebro), 4.1 (Luleå), 4.2 (Gislaved), 3.7 (Arvidsjaur)