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Table 1 Population characteristics of municipalities included in the study*

From: Towards translation of environmental determinants of physical activity in children into multi-sector policy measures: study design of a Dutch project

  Tilburg Breda 's Hertogenbosch Roosendaal
Total number of inhabitants 201,259 170,349 135,648 77,450
Degree of urbanisation (number of inhabitants per km2) 1,716 1,344 1,606 727
Percentage of inhabitants aged 0-14 years (%) 16.7 17.3 17.2 17.6
Percentage western immigrants** (%) 8.2 10.0 8.6 8.7
Percentage non-western immigrants*** (%) 13.4 10.2 9.9 11.9
  1. * Characteristics per 01-01-2007
  2. ** Immigrants are defined as persons with at least one parent born in a foreign country. Western immigrants are all immigrants from Europe (with exception of Turkey), North-America, Oceania or Indonesia or Japan.
  3. *** Immigrants are defined as persons with at least one parent born in a foreign country. Non-western immigrants are all immigrants from Turkey, Africa, Latin-America or Asia (with exception of Indonesia and Japan).
  4. All data derived from CBS Statline [2].