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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Does the socioeconomic context explain both mortality and income inequality? Prospective register-based study of Norwegian regions

Individual-level variables (N = 1,621,202) Percent
Men 50.2
Women 49.8
Married in 1993 70.3
Never married 15.5
Previously married 14.2
Immigrant, first generation, no Norwegian background 4.1
Recipient of disability pension 1993 10.7
University, higher level 11.1
University, lower level, college 10.1
Secondary education, higher level 23.0
Secondary education, lower level 28.9
Basic education 27.0
Pre-tax personal income, 1993    
- 400,000 Norwegian Kroner (NOK) + 5.3
- 300,000 - 399,000 NOK 8.1
- 250,000 - 299,000 NOK 11.0
- 200,000 - 249,000 NOK 20.0
- 150,000 - 199,000 NOK 21.5
- 100,000 - 149,000 NOK 16.4
- 50,000 - 99,000 NOK 10.9
- 0 - 49,000 NOK 6.9
Age in 1993 - mean (SD) 45.5 (9.6)
Number of deaths 1994 - 2003 80,653
Number of person-years 1994 - 2003 15,845,468
Contextual variables (N = 35 regions) Mean SD Min - max
Sample, aged 30-64, permanent residents 46,300 22,550 19,400 - 129,000
Deaths 1994-2003 per 100 000 person yearsa 550.4 68.6 449 - 795
Percent of total employment in 1990, main branches    
- agriculture, forestry, fishing (%) 7.2 5.0 0.4 - 18.8
- manufacturing, mining (%) 17.3 4.8 9.4 - 26.7
- banking, financial services (%) 6.7 3.6 3.0 - 16.6
University/college education, age 30-64 (%) 20.0 7.8 12.5 - 50.2
Disability pension recipients, age 30-64 (%) 11.1 2.7 5.9 - 16.9
Mean pre-tax personal income 1993, age 30-64 NOK 199,500 26,400 174,300-302,800
Mean household-adjusted post-tax income 1993 age 30-64 171,300 16,400 156,200-235,700
Ginis, pre-tax personal income, age 30-64 0.318 0.033 0.274 - 0.434
Ginis, household-adjusted post-tax income 1993, age 30-64 0.216 0.031 0.118 - 0.363
  1. aMen and women together, adjusted for sex and age according to European standard population.