Table 1

Characterization of neighborhood latent classes
Class 1 Class 2 Class 3
n = 386 (23.2%) n = 781 (47.0%) n = 495 (29.8%)
Mean SE Mean SE Mean SE
Proportion of retired individuals 16.01 (0.98) 31.26 (0.63) 32.10 (0.82)
Proportion of families with an individual aged ≤15 years 29.53 (1.18) 17.36 (0.45) 27.22 (0.95)
Aging index 111.64 (12.06) 318.41 (14.38) 179.01 (16.79)
Proportion of illiterate subjects 0.98 (0.10) 4.34 (0.29) 9.37 (0.37)
Proportion of subjects with higher education 37.51 (1.18) 15.29 (0.96) 1.94 (0.24)
Proportion of subjects with lower occupation 8.22 (0.77) 23.69 (1.13) 55.08 (1.45)
Unemployment rate 5.40 (0.33) 9.57 (0.28) 15.29 (0.54)
Mean expenditure on housing (owner occupied housing) 403.27 (11.09) 273.50 (8.73) 79.72 (9.56)
Mean expenditure on housing (rented housing) 245.46 (11.38) 109.29 (5.57) 45.77 (2.72)
Attractiveness 25.84 (1.24) 14.62 (0.47) 7.59 (0.60)
Proportion of buildings with reparation needs 32.73 (2.20) 61.71 (1.29) 67.52 (1.66)
Average latent class probabilities
Class 1 0.957 0.023 0.000
Class 2 0.043 0.956 0.043
Class 3 0.000 0.021 0.957

SE, standard error.

Alves et al.

Alves et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:1103   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1103

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