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Table 2 Characteristics of the participant’s neighbourhood ethnic composition per ethnic group and spatial scale

From: The relationship between ethnic composition of the residential environment and self-reported health among Turks and Moroccans in Amsterdam

Ethnic group Moroccan Turkish
Mean SD Mean SD
Own ethnic density (%)
 Buffer50 26.6 16.5 17.2 10.5
 100 23.5 14.9 15.0 8.6
 150 22.2 14.1 14.3 7.9
 300 19.7 11.7 12.9 6.8
 500 18.3 10.3 12.2 6.3
 750 17.2 9.0 11.7 6.0
 1000 16.3 8.3 11.3 5.9
Other ethnic density (%) (Turks resp. Moroccans)
 50 12.6 9.9 22.9 15.3
 100 12.3 8.6 22.6 13.4
 150 12.0 8.1 22.2 12.6
 300 11.1 7.1 20.7 10.5
 500 10.5 6.5 19.7 9.0
 750 10.0 6.1 18.7 8.0
 1000 9.6 5.9 18.0 7.5
Ethnic heterogeneity (range 0–1)
 50 0.711 0.085 0.722 0.083
 100 0.721 0.079 0.735 0.072
 150 0.723 0.079 0.738 0.070
 300 0.728 0.078 0.744 0.066
 500 0.729 0.077 0.747 0.064
 750 0.728 0.075 0.745 0.063
 1000 0.725 0.073 0.742 0.062