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Table 1 Distribution (in %) of baseline characteristics among persons living in neighborhoods with very low or high informal socializing and very low or high voting turnout

From: Neighborhood social capital is associated with participation in health checks of a general population: a multilevel analysis of a population-based lifestyle intervention- the Inter99 study

  Informal socializing Voting turnout
  Very low High Very low High
Gender     
  Men 50 50 51 50
  Women 50 50 49 50
P-value 0.921 0.084
Age     
  30 or 35 32 27 33 25
  40, 45 or 50 37 38 38 38
  55 or 60 31 35 29 37
P-value <0.001 <0.001
Education     
  Basic 36 24 37 23
  Low 50 56 49 56
  Middle 10 14 10 16
  High 4 6 4 5
P-value <0.001 <0.001
Income     
  I-Lowest quartile 31 17 34 16
  II 26 23 26 23
  III 24 27 23 26
  IV-Highest quartile 19 33 17 35
P-value <0.001 <0.001
Employment status     
  Out of workforce 24 11 27 10
  Wage earner 76 89 73 90
P-value <0.001 <0.001
Neighborhood deprivation     
  High 36 0 69 0
  Middle 49 30 23 0
  Low 15 16 3 19
  Very low 0 59 0 81
P-value <0.001 <0.001
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