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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for both samples

From: Long-term care use after a stroke or femoral fracture and the role of family caregivers

 Fracture of femur (n = 7884)Stroke (n = 26,150)
MeanStandard deviationMeanStandard deviation
Partner*0.541 0.669 
Having children*0.842 0.872 
Man*0.348 0.568 
Age76.3419.83272.3019.011
Number of children2.1871.5892.2091.474
Children living in the household*0.093 0.114 
First generation immigrant*0.050 0.089 
Second generation immigrant*0.050 0.055 
Municipality size 1*0.124 0.115 
Municipality size 2*0.020 0.024 
Municipality size 3*0.075 0.069 
Municipality size 4*0.093 0.099 
Municipality size 5*0.202 0.199 
Municipality size 6*0.306 0.318 
Municipality size 7*0.179 0.176 
Urbanity category 1*0.214 0.195 
Urbanity category 2*0.265 0.269 
Urbanity category 3*0.178 0.194 
Urbanity category 4*0.174 0.175 
Urbanity category 5*0.170 0.167 
Accessibility home: 0/3 stars*0.106 0.104 
Accessibility home: 0 stars*0.028 0.025 
Accessibility home: 2 stars*0.529 0.591 
Accessibility home: 3 stars*0.336 0.280 
Eligibility for long-term care t-14*0.090 0.048 
Healthcare costs (in euros) in 2012591711,682550911,375
Gross income (in euros) in 201246,31342,05350,08745,055
Financial wealth (in euros) in 2012224,558422,025177,861391,285
Value of the house (in euros) January 2012161,500195,706162,677194,586
  1. Descriptive statistics of the two samples
  2. *Dichotomous variables (0 = no/1 = yes). Means are the fractions of the population
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