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Table 1 Distribution of parental education ('low': less than grade 10, 'middle': grade 10, 'high': more than grade 10) of 6-year-old children in East Germany (1991–2000), by study region and year

From: Changes in social inequality with respect to health-related living conditions of 6-year-old children in East Germany after re-unification

Year Urbana Ruralb Total(n)
  Urban (n) Low (%) Middle (%) High (%) Rural (n) Low (%) Middle (%) High (%)  
1991 3125 5.2 41.4 53.4 922 7.7 47.2 45.1 4047
1992 1225 7.2 42.9 50.0 924 5.0 50.5 44.5 2149
1993 983 6.0 43.3 50.7 878 4.6 50.1 45.3 1861
1994 3814 4.9 43.4 51.8 901 5.2 54.8 40.0 4715
1995 1223 5.6 42.0 52.3 746 4.2 51.6 44.2 1969
1996 1097 5.0 41.1 53.9 688 6.0 48.6 45.5 1785
1997 2390 6.2 46.9 46.9 570 5.8 51.6 42.6 2960
1998 891 6.7 50.1 43.2 325 8.6 50.5 40.9 1216
1999 842 5.6 50.4 44.1 359 6.7 52.4 41.0 1201
2000 1837 6.8 47.6 45.6 339 6.5 53.7 39.8 2176
  1. aLeipzig, Halle and Magdeburg; bSalzwedel, Gardelegen, Osterburg and Kloetze.