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Table 1 Population characteristics

From: A spatial analysis of dietary patterns in a large representative population in the north of The Netherlands – the Lifelines cohort study

Age (baseline) Mean (SD)   45 (13)
Sex, % Female 58.4
Education, % Never been to school or elementary school only 2.9
  Lower vocational or secondary schooling 27.9
  Intermediate vocational schooling or intermediate/higher secondary schooling 31.4
  Higher vocational schooling or university 37.7
Individual income (euro, %) Unknown/no answer 14.7
  < 1000 6.8
  1000–2000 20.5
  2000–3000 28.5
  > 3000 29.5
Neighborhood income (mean, euro)   2124
Urbanization level by category, %a 1 6.7
  2 9.3
  3 15.6
  4 24.1
  5 44.3
  1. aLevel of urbanization: 1: very high > = 2500 addresses per km2; 2: high 1500–2500 addresses per km2; 3: moderate 1000–1500 addresses per km2; 4: low 500–1000 addresses per km2; 5: rural <500 addresses per km2