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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of the sample a , and comparison with the Dutch population (2012)

From: To what extent does sociodemographic composition of the neighbourhood explain regional differences in demand of primary out-of-hours care: a multilevel study

  Mean (SD) Sample Dutch population
  n % %
Inhabitants (total n = 7,269,160) 6485 (4156.9)   
Patients (total n = 1,112,508) 992 (674.5)   
Female   50.2 50.5
Age group 0–4 years   5.5 5.5
5-14 years   11.8 11.9
15-24 years   12.3 12.3
25-39 years   18.7 18.8
40-64 years   36.1 35.9
65-74 years   8.6 8.6
75+ years   7.0 7.0
Non-Western immigrants   11.0 11.0
Low-income households   40.7 40.0
Urbanisation Rural   28.3 -
Low urbanisation   18.7 -
Moderate urbanisation   15.2 -
High urbanisation   17.8 -
Very high urbanisation   20.0 -
Neighbourhood status Low status   31.9 -
Moderate status   23.2 -
High status   23.6 -
Very high status   21.4 -
  1. aFour-digit postcode areas with > = 1000 inhabitants and > = 100 patients (n = 1121).