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Table 1 Demographic and social indicators by socioeconomic strata. Campinas, 2000.

From: Mortality among adults: gender and socioeconomic differences in a Brazilian city

Indicators Socioeconomic strata Campinas
  Low Middle High  
Population aged 0 to 14 (%) 31.1 22.6 17.9 24.0
Population aged 60 or over (%) 4.9 9.9 14.0 9.5
Aging Index1 15.9 43.7 78.5 39.8
Total Dependency Ratio (%) 56.4 48.2 46.9 50.5
Households in slum areas (%) 24.9 9.1 1.3 11.1
Households with bathrooms or toilets connected to sewerage system (%) 72.3 89.6 93.4 85.6
Households with four or more bathrooms (%) 0.2 2.8 8.1 3.9
Heads of household with an average monthly income of less than 2 minimum wages (%) 28.6 18.4 9.9 18.1
Heads of household with an average monthly income equal to or more than 10 minimum wages (%) 4.4 21.0 44.5 25.2
Heads of household with less than 1 year of schooling (%) 9.8 5.9 2.5 5.9
Heads of household with more than 10 years of schooling (%) 13.7 33.8 60.4 37.3
Heads of household with complete Elementary Education (8 years of schooling) (%) 40.8 21.6 11.3 23.8
Heads of household with complete Higher Education (%) 2.4 14.6 36.3 18.7
Total Population in 2000 2 329 567 324 797 313 793 968 157
Total Population in 2006 2 396 227 334 057 309 113 1 039 397
  1. Source: Based on data from the 2000 Demographic Census/Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).
  2. 1 Aging index was estimated using the population aged 60 or over.
  3. 2 Population data were provided by the Municipal Health Department (MHD).