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Table 4 Comparisons of per capita income between the reference county (Yilan County) and the industrialized county (Yunlin County) from 1987 to 2007)

From: The impact of petrochemical industrialisation on life expectancy and per capita income in Taiwan: an 11-year longitudinal study

Period Per capita income  
  Yilan Yulan Difference mean SD p-value
Pre-industrialisation 189,408 179,850 9,558 13,614 0.44
Short-term industrialisation 219,520 219,743 −222 11,229 0.98
Intermittent industrialisation 205,701 200,526 5,175 4,379 0.22
Long-term industrialisation 231,497 219,722 11,775 8,579 0.17
  1. Note. Pre-industrialisation (1996–1998); Short-term industrialisation (1999–2001); Intermittent industrialisation (2002–2004); Long-term industrialisation (2005–2007).