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Table 1 Characteristics of the child population by SEP and agea in Catalonia during the period 2014–2017

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in 29 childhood diseases: evidence from a 1,500,000 children population retrospective study

  Boys Girls Total
  N = 746,392 % N = 703,424 % N = 1,449,816 %
Age
 0–2 224,889 30.13 211,827 30.11 436,716 30.12
 3–5 140,194 18.78 131,100 18.64 271,294 18.71
 6–8 135,725 18.18 127,797 18.17 263,522 18.18
 9–11 127,066 17.02 120,194 17.09 247,260 17.06
 12–14 118,518 15.89 112,506 15.99 231,024 15.93
SEP
 Very low 31,641 4.24 29,353 4.17 60,994 4.21
 Low 465,703 62.39 438,256 62.30 903,959 62.35
 Medium 243,055 32.57 230,005 32.70 473,060 32.63
 High 5993 0.80 5810 0.83 11,803 0.81
  1. aSEP and age were determined for the first year of the study period