Table 1

Characteristics of the population according to aggregated data (that is, neighbourhood) and according to individual data

Small city areas (n=74) according to ordinal scale for each variable (means at the area level within four groups by quartiles)Individuals (n=3377)
First groupSecond groupThird groupFourth groupProportion
All data shown as percentages unless otherwise stated.
Leisure time physical inactivity11.318.925.237.822.8
Number of individuals (mean)22324879
Sex (male)38.846.351.659.349.3
Country of origin (not Sweden)12.422.332.654.230.2
Educational level
Social participation (low)18.525.436.047.032.0
Mobility (contextual)6.310.817.030.3