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Table 6 Characteristics of clusters from the HAC

From: The use of national administrative data to describe the spatial distribution of in-hospital mortality following stroke in France, 2008–2011

Cluster 1 2 3 4 5
Socio-professional category (mean in each cluster)
 Farmers (%) 1.17 0.57 4.06 1.96 11.02
 Craftsmen storekeepers entrepreneurs (%) 5.49 6.26 6.23 9.68 9.39
 Managers or professional occupations (%) 9.96 24.65 8.54 NS 6.56
 Intermediate professions—technicians (%) 23.41 29.15 21.95 23.32 17.77
 Employees (%) 30.96 24.24 26.86 31.53 26.97
 Skilled workers (%) 27.69 14.38 31.61 21.32 27.29
Demographic structure (mean in each cluster)
 0–20 years old (%) 25.47 26.24 25.77 20.69 19.45
 20–60 years old (%) 53.05 53.91 52.25 48.42 46.95
 60+ (%) 21.90 20.07 22.53 31.36 34.30
Sanitary variable (mean in each cluster)
 Unemployed persons (%) 13.15 7.80 9.30 12.94 10.12
 15–64 years old retired or pre-retired persons (%) 13.50 11.33 13.77 18.63 19.75
 Standardized rate of in-hospital mortality for stroke (per 100,000 inhabitants) 105.13 76.47 114.07 155.41 193.41