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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for the number and percent of benefits claimants for census wards in Wales, August 2001

From: Measuring the neighbourhood using UK benefits data: a multilevel analysis of mental health status

  Mean Median SD Min. Max. IQR
       25 75
Numbers of claimants        
IS 271.6 168.0 287.9 16 2390 96 346
IBJSA 44.0 28.0 50.4 0 419 15 54
IB/SDA 255.4 159.0 240.6 16 1634 93 336
DLA/AA 345.0 237.0 295.4 34 1910 141 460
Percent claimants        
IS 9.0 8.3 4.7 0.6 51.1 5.6 11.4
IBJSA 1.9 1.7 1.2 0 9.4 1.0 2.5
IB/SDA 11.0 10.0 5.3 1.3 43.6 7.1 13.9
DLA/AA 9.8 9.0 4.2 1.4 39.8 6.8 12.1
  1. IS: Income Support
  2. IBJSA: Income-based Job Seekers Allowance
  3. IB/SDA: Incapacity Benefit, Severe Disablement Allowance
  4. DLA/AA: Disability Living Allowance and Attendance Allowance