Table 2 Participant characteristics in NDC and comparator areas
NDC areas (n  =  10 390)Comparator areas (n  =  977)
% of Participants% of Participants
Sex
    Male4046
    Female6054
Age (years)
    16–241210
    25–341716
    35–442119
    45–541619
    55–641515
    65–741214
    75+67
Ethnic group adjusted for age
    White7983
    South Asian1110
    Black96
    Other21
Educational group adjusted for age
    None3933
    NVQ1–23333
    NVQ3–52934
  • NDC, New Deal for Communities; NVQ, national vocational qualification.