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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the subsamples with SF-12 available for 2004, 2008 and one for 2014. Values are provides as mean (standard deviation) or frequency (percentage from the total available for this year)

From: Does social cohesion mediate neighbourhood effects on mental and physical health? Longitudinal analysis using German Socio-Economic Panel data

SF12 available for: 2008 N = 10,665 2014 N = 6083
Socio-demographic variables measured in 2004
 Male 5011 (47%) 2824 (46%)
 Age 51.5 (16.6) 57.3 (15.1)
 Non- German nationality 905 (8.5%) 395 (6.5%)
 Household income under the poverty line 2907 (27%) 2907 (28%)
 Education lower than high school 1613 (16%) 726 (12%)
 Married 3811 (36%) 2067 (34%)
 Holding a job 10,031 (94%) 5727 (94%)
Health outcome (SF-12) measures in 2004, 2008 and 2014 respectively
 Mental component 50.7 (9.9) 50.7 (10.1)
 Baseline values (2004) 49.2 (13.0) 49.4 (12.5)
 Physical component 49.1 (10.1) 47.5 (10.2)
 Baseline values (2004) 49.0 (13.1) 49.6 (12.3)
Neighbourhood characteristics measured in 2004
 Environmental 3.31 (0.66) 3.32 (0.65)
 Built 2.54 (0.47) 2.54 (0.47)
 Geographical 3.54 (0.60) 2.19 (1.26)
 Institutional 3.01 (0.70) 3.03 (0.68)
 Social cohesion 2.03 (0.36) 2.04 (0.35)