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Table 2 Characteristics of the regions* (n = 439) according to the Federal Office of Building and Regional Planning (BBR), 2004

From: The impact of regional and neighbourhood deprivation on physical health in Germany: a multilevel study

Variable Mean SD
Unemployment quota in % (SD) 12.2 5.8
Employment quota in % (SD) 46.9 15.7
Monthly net income of private households per inhabitant in € (SD) 1,401 183.7
Gross domestic product per inhabitant in € (SD) 24,757 9,834
Tax revenue per inhabitant in € (SD) 446 169
Proportion of foreigners in % (SD) 6.9 4.7
Physicians per 100,000 inhabitants (SD) 153.3 52.9
  1. Notes: SD, standard deviation. * All regional data refer to the level of the 439 German counties ("Kreise & kreisfreie Städte").