Table 1

Demographic and geographical data of the six municipalities in Hallingdal
Municipality Number of inhabitants Inhabitants>80 years Inhabitants>80 years per 100 inhabitants Health care needs index Distance in km to RS Distance in km to HSS
A 1000 83 8.3 1.18 85 77
B 3445 245 7.1 1.07 118 46
C 4572 264 5.7 1.04 137 25
D 2140 91 4.3 0.88 165 49
E 4713 313 6.6 1.05 162 0
F 4453 253 5.7 1.03 187 26
Sum 20,323 1249 6.1

Total population and population >80 years of age in the six municipalities in Hallingdal. The Health Care Needs Index (HCNI) [8] values are reported relative to the national level, which is set at 1.0. Distances are from the municipality centre to Ringerike Sykehus (RS) and Hallingdal Sjukestugu (HSS).

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