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When weight is an encumberance: avoidance of stairs by different demographic groups

Citation

Eves, Frank (2019), When weight is an encumberance: avoidance of stairs by different demographic groups, Dryad, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.w0vt4b8m5

Abstract

These data sets are for observational coding of stair choice and demographics at workplaces and an outdoor site when the alternative method of negotiation was lifts.  Two further data sets coded choice when the alternative to stairs was a sloped ramp. 

Methods

Observations and logistic regression

Usage Notes

WorkplaceObservationsforPlosOne.xls

Location: Coding number for the different workplaces

UP1: Coding for direction of travel, Up = 1, Down = 0

FLOORS: The number of floors in the building

LIFTS: The number of lifts in the building

LIFT0STAIRS1: Coded 1 for individuals choosing the stairs and 0 for individuals choosing the lift

MALE1F0: Coded 1 for males and 0 for females

NOBAGS1: Coded 1 for no large bag/box and 0 for a large bag/box

NW1OW0: Coded 1 for healthy weight and 0 for overweight.

 

OutdoorLiftObservationsforPlosOne.xls

LIFT0STAIRS1: Coded 1 for individuals choosing the stairs and 0 for individuals choosing the lift

UP1DOWN0: Coding for direction of travel, Up = 1, Down = 0

MALE1F0: Coded 1 for males and 0 for females

NOBAGS1: Coded 1 for no large bag and 0 for a large bag

HW1OW0: Coded 1 for healthy weight and 0 for overweight.

 

ChamberlainSquareObservationsforPlosOne.xls

STAIR1SLOPE0: Coded 1 for individuals choosing the stairs and 0 for individuals choosing the slope

HW1OW0: Coded 1 for healthy weight and 0 for overweight.

MALE1F0: Coded 1 for males and 0 for females

NOBAGS1: Coded 1 for no large bag and 0 for a large bag

 

ObservationsUniversityStationforPlosOne.xls

STAIR1SLOPE0: Coded 1 for individuals choosing the stairs and 0 for individuals choosing the slope

HW1OW0: Coded 1 for healthy weight and 0 for overweight.

MALE1F0: Coded 1 for males and 0 for females

NOBAGS1: Coded 1 for no large bag and 0 for a large bag

Funding

Medical Research Council, Award: G0802070/91321