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Table 3 Distribution of neighbourhoods according to neighbourhood socioeconomic status (SES) and urbanisation levels

From: Recent changes in the Dutch foodscape: socioeconomic and urban-rural differences

Neighbourhood SESUrbanisation
Highest a Lowest
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Lowest1 (n = 27,877 b)26.7%33.2%15.6%8.7%16.0%
 2 (n = 27,735 b)15.2%25.6%17.1%16.0%26.2%
 3 (n = 27,644 b)7.8%17.9%16.6%19.1%38.6%
 4 (n = 27,511 b)5.5%10.1%12.6%18.0%53.8%
Highest5 (n = 27,523 b)3.9%5.9%7.2%13.6%69.3%
  1. aThe highest urbanisation category is composed of the highest 3 urbanisation levels as defined by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Values in bold represent the overlap between lowest and highest categories of neighbourhood SES and urbanisation
  2. bNumber of observations for neighbourhood SES across the 14 years period, this includes observations for neighbourhoods that ceased to exist or were created during the study period. For all the study years, lowest urbanisation category is composed of neighbourhoods with < 500 addresses/km2; highest urbanisation category is composed of neighbourhoods with ≥1000 addresses/km2. Lowest SES category is composed of neighbourhoods with an average house value ranging from EUR 25,000 to EUR 191,000; Highest SES category is composed of neighbourhoods with an average house value of EUR 209,000 or higher