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Table 1 Descriptive information on distance of sidewalks collected in the 1 km radius circular buffer testing sites across Canada

From: Measuring sidewalk distances using Google Earth

Testing Site Lowest 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Highest
Sidewalks distance in 1 km buffer (km)      
   Total (N = 315) 0 8.06 16.20 28.61 55.05
   Rural (N = 78) 0 1.84 4.24 10.40 26.14
   Small cities (N = 116) 0 10.23 15.32 24.28 55.05
   Metropolitan (N = 121) 0 20.63 27.73 33.76 51.53
Percentage of total road distance in 1 km buffer that had a sidewalk (%)*      
   Total (N = 315) 0 31.6 52.8 78.1 100
   Rural (N = 78) 0 11.5 23.7 43.1 90.1
   Small cities (N = 116) 0 39.9 52.8 73.2 98.3
   Metropolitan (N = 121) 0 54.1 76.7 86.4 100
  1. * calculated as length of road segments with a sidewalk/length of all road segments ×100