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Table 2 Characteristics of the study population

From: The association between social position and self-rated health in 10 deprived neighbourhoods

  Males (n = 2,109) Females (n = 2,462)
Age (mean, SD) 48.8 (17.2) 49.8 (17.9)
Ethnicity (n,%) Native Danes 1,718 (81.5) 2,081 (84.6)
Other Western background 38 (1.8) 59 (2.4)
Non-Western background 351 (16.7) 320 (13.0)
Life resources (n,%) 0-1 342 (18.4) 351 (17.0)
2 333 (21.3) 395 (19.2)
3 381 (21.8) 453 (22.0)
4 372 (19.0) 418 (20.3)
5-6 321 (19.6) 445 (21.6)
Type of neighbourhood (n,%) Urban 1,572 (74.5) 1,868 (75.9)
Rural 537 (25.5) 594 (24.1)
Self-rated health (n,%)) Very good 471 (22.4) 532 (21.7)
Good 895 (42.6) 1,039 (42.3)
Neither good nor bad 403 (19.2) 451 (18.4)
Bad 248 (11.8) 349 (14.2)
Very bad 86 (4.1) 84 (3.4)