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Table 1 Indicators of the social environment in the "white-collar" and "blue-collar" twin city.

From: Cardiovascular disease occurrence in two close but different social environments

   White-collar twin city Blue-collar twin city
Total number of inhabitants (2009)   144 690 129 254
Life expectancy at birth (2006) Women 82.6 years 81.8 years
  Men 79.5 years 77.9 years
Inhabitants born outside Europe (2006)   9.6% 11.0%
Inhabitants aged 20-64 years with high income (2006)#   21.2% 16.9%
Inhabitants aged 20-64 years with high educational level (2006)##   45.9% 30.7%
Crime of violence per 100 000 inhabitants (2009)   976 1506
Economic social aid SEK/inhabitants in the city (2009)   1391 SEK 1715 SEK
Unemployment rate aged 20-64 years (2009) Women 3.0% 4.0%
  Men 4.3% 5.5%
Participation rate in the National election (2006)   85.0% 81.5%
  1. Note: Data for 2006 from Official Statistics, the Swedish Institute of Public Health and Statistics, Sweden.
  2. #High income refers to the 20% of the inhabitants nationally with the highest income. ## High education refers to 12 or more years of education.