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Table 3 Descriptive data of area deprivation items in 1992 and 2000.

From: Area deprivation and its association with health in a cross-sectional study: are the results biased by recent migration?

  Year Mean Median Std. dev. Range Min. Max IQR
Percentage of people affected by social security benefits 1992 9.5 7.8 5.9 23.3 1.3 24.6 7.8
  2000 6.4 5.7 3.9 16.6 1.8 18.4 5.0
Percentage of unemployed 1992 2.9 2.8 1.0 4.4 1.5 5.9 0.8
  2000 2.4 2.4 1.0 4.8 0.4 5.2 1.3
Percentage receiving disability pension 1992 7.4 8.0 2.7 9.6 2.9 12.5 4.6
  2000 7.5 7.6 2.7 9.0 3.2 12.2 4.8
Percentage with no academic college/university education 1992 26.8 23.0 12.2 41.8 11.7 53.5 20.1
  2000 35.1 32.2 11.9 40.7 17.6 58.3 20.6
Average taxable income a (€) 1992 19690 18125 4327 18253 14604 32858 4820
  2000 35811 29085 14408 63944 23762 87706 11734
  1. a Exchange rate set at 1 € = 8.3 NOK. This rate was used for both 1992 and 2000.