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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Healthcare bricolage in Europe’s superdiverse neighbourhoods: a mixed methods study

Variables n %
Site, Country
 Birmingham, UK 333 18.8
 Bremen, Germany 715 40.4
 Lisbon, Portugal 261 14.7
 Uppsala, Sweden 462 26.1
Age groups
 18–29 years 393 22.3
 30–44 years 388 22.0
 45–59 years 417 23.6
 60–79 years 490 27.8
 80 years or older 76 4.3
Gender
 Women 943 53.3
 Men 825 46.6
 Other 2 0.1
Education
 Low (ISCED 0–2) 506 29.2
 Medium (ISCED 3–4) 611 35.3
 High (ISCED 5–6) 616 35.6
Unemployed
 No 1613 91.1
 Yes 158 8.9
Migration background
 None 1010 57.2
 First generation 444 25.1
 Second generation 221 12.5
 Third generation 91 5.2
Language proficiencya
 Good 292 73.7
 Poor 104 26.3
Years living in the countrya
 0–10 years 98 26.3
 11–20 years 97 26.0
  > 20 years 178 47.8
Self-rated health
 Good 1242 70.2
 Poor 526 29.8
Functional limitations
 Severely limited 550 31.2
 Limited but not severely 745 42.3
 Not limited at all 468 26.6
Trust in physiciansb
 Low 379 30.6
 Medium 535 43.2
 High 325 26.3
Low health literacyb
 No 1141 86.8
 Yes 173 13.2
Agency
 Medium 731 42.0
 High 589 33.9
 Medium 419 24.1
  1. aassessed only among migrants
  2. bnot assessed in Sweden