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Table 1 Participants from the main study who reported at least three negative perceptions of the route to work and reported some walking or cycling to work in the questionnaire

From: Walking and cycling to work despite reporting an unsupportive environment: insights from a mixed-method exploration of counterintuitive findings

  Participants (n=340) n (%)
Individual and household characteristics  
Age  
  Under 30 years 57 (16.7)
  30-40 years 93 (27.4)
  40-50 years 95 (27.9)
  50-60 years 65 (19.1)
  Over 60 years 30 (8.9)
Weight status  
  Normal weight 223 (65.9)
  Overweight or obese 115 (34.1)
Gender  
  Female 225 (66.2)
  Male 115 (33.8)
Car access  
  No car access 45 (13.2)
  Car access 295 (86.8)
Driving licence  
  No 29 (8.6)
  Yes 310 (91.4)
Education  
  Less than degree 81 (23.9)
  Degree or higher 258 (76.1)
Children in the household  
  No children 140 (41.2)
  One or more children 200 (58.8)
Housing tenure  
  Does not own their home 85 (25.0)
  Owns their home 254 (75.0)
Environmental perceptions of the route  
Disagree or strongly disagree that ….  
  It is pleasant to walk 84 (24.7)
  There is convenient public transport 210 (61.7)
  There are convenient routes for cycling 149 (43.8)
  There is little traffic 442 (93.8)
  It is safe to cross the road 122 (35.8)
Agree or strongly agree that…  
  The roads are dangerous for cyclists 282 (82.9)
  There are no convenient routes for walking 157 (46.1)