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Table 1 Contextual features involved in spatial inequalities in health and variables included in the design of the GeoClasH classification

From: Beyond the map: evidencing the spatial dimension of health inequalities

Contextual features Variables Time Data sources
Physical environment Population density 2014 IGN-INSEE
Air quality score 2009–2013 INERIS
Pesticides’ risk exposure 2012 Corine Land Cover
Social characteristics of the population Median income per household people 2014 INSEE
Unemployment rate 2014 INSEE
Percentage of labourers and employees 2014 INSEE
Percentage of high school graduates 2014 INSEE
Percentage of unattached individuals 2014 INSEE
Spatial accessibility to health care Average journey time to hospital 2014 SAE-Odomatrix
Spatial accessibility to primary care practitioners 2013 DREES
  1. Every variables included in the calculation of the GeoClasH classification was produced at the municipality scale
  2. Variables considered but unavailable at the municipality scale: water quality; noise; ultraviolet radiation; green spaces; food, alcohol and tobacco retail environments