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Table 8 Number of separations per individual, by socioeconomic disadvantage of area, Perth residents, 1994–1998

From: Unpacking analyses relying on area-based data: are the assumptions supportable?

Separations per person Quintile 1 Quintile 2 Quintile 3 Quintile 4 Quintile 5 Total
  Number
1 69 485 69 118 69 960 69 709 80 497 358 769
2–4 43 274 43 776 45 566 46 747 57 244 236 607
5–9 7 907 7 902 8 449 9 220 12 899 46 377
10+ 2 714 2 668 2 793 3 187 4 459 15 821
Total 123 380 123 465 126 770 128 863 155 100 657 578
  Per cent
1 56.3 56.0 55.2 54.1 51.9 54.6
2–4 35.1 35.5 35.9 36.3 36.9 36.0
5–9 6.4 6.4 6.7 7.2 8.3 7.1
10+ 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.5 2.9 2.4
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0