Table 2

Characteristics of individuals with documentation and of the Lyon city population for dTPaP VC evaluation, October 2010-February 2011
Characteristics Study population n=225 Lyon city population * ≥20 years n=372,583
Age (years)
 Median [IQR**] 63 [51–73] 40 [28–58]
 Strata
  20-40 15.1 % 47%
  41-60 27.1% 28%
  61-80 46.7 % 17%
  >80 11.1 % 6%
Sex
 Male 35.6 % 46%
 Female 64.4 % 54%
Socio-professional categories
 Pensioners 59.9% 19.2%
 Employees 9.8% 15.4%
 Business executive or managers 11.6% 16.9%
 Unemployed, student or disabled 8.0% 21.1%
 Healthcare professionals 9.3% 17.4%
 Labourers 3.7% 7.6%
 Artisans, shopkeepers, business people 0.9% 2.5%
 Farmers 0.4% 0.0%
Educational level
 Master’s degree level 2 (Bachelor + ≥3) 30.2% 28.4%
 Master’s degree level 1 (Bachelor + 2) 12.4% 15.9%
 Bachelor 20.9% 15.9%
 GCSE***, Certificate in vocational training, Technical School Certificate 20.9% 18.9%
 Basic school-leaving qualification 12.0% 6.8%
 No schooling 3.6% 13.9%
Number of children
 0 20.9% 48.2%
 1 16.4% 24.1%
 2 36.4% 18.7%
 3 16.1% 6.6%
 ≥4 10.1% 2.4%

* data from the french national agency for demographic data ( http://www.insee.fr webcite).

** InterQuartile range *** General Certificate of Secondary Education.

Baratin et al.

Baratin et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:940   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-940

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