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Table 2 Summary of participants’ neighborhood characteristics (n = 615)

From: Assessing the relationship between neighborhood factors and diabetes related health outcomes and self-care behaviors

Neighborhood characteristics Mean (±SD)
Aesthetic environment (5–25)a 15.2 (±2.75)
Walking environment (11–55)a 28.6 (±7.11)
Safety from crime (3–15) 8.49 (±2.04)
Access to healthy foods (6–30) 16.2 (±7.21)
Social cohesion (5–25)a 14.2 (±2.47)
Social support (0–100)a 72.8 (±26.1)
Neighborhood violence (4–16) 5.15 (±1.97)
Presence of crime (1–4) 2.06 (±0.81)
Neighborhood rating (1–4) 1.8 (±0.76)
Neighborhood comparison (1–5) 2.1 (±0.91)
Recreational facilities index (0–8)a 4.4 (±2.49)
Neighborhood participation index (0–12)a 8.9 (±3.24)
Neighborhood problems index (0–16) 12.4 (±3.71)
Food insecurity (0–6) 1.3 (±1.93)
  1. aHigher score is better