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Table 3 Characteristics of residents living within 2 km of landfills in Italy, Slovakia and England 2001.

From: Health impact assessment of waste management facilities in three European countries

  Italy observed data* Italy estimated data** Slovakia England
Total 257513   1350852   328869   1425350  
Sex         
   Males 125750 48.8 659655 48.8 159822 48.6 694137 48.7
   females 131763 51.2 691197 51.2 169047 51.4 731213 51.3
Age (years)         
   0 2243 0.9 11766 0.9 3285 1.0 16242 1.1
   1-14 32801 12.7 172066 12.7 59450 18.1 260043 18.2
   15-44 107244 41.6 562577 41.6 156109 47.5 580430 40.7
   45-64 67971 26.4 356560 26.4 76617 23.3 344290 24.2
   65+ 47254 18.4 247883 18.4 33408 10.2 224345 15.7
Area-based socioeconomic status      
   I 34252 13.3 179678 13.3 79591 24.2 35277 2.5
   II 38715 15.0 203090 15.0 81172 24.7 254972 17.9
   III 57801 22.4 303210 22.4 74349 22.6 266629 18.7
   IV 59320 23.0 311179 23.0 53893 16.4 271786 19.1
   V 67339 26.1 353244 26.1 39855 12.1 286964 20.1
   missing information 86 0.0 451 0.0 9 0.0 309722 21.7
Distance from the plant       
   0-1 Km 36716 14.3 192603 14.3 59522 18.1 216938 15.2
   1-2 km 220797 85.7 1158249 85.7 269347 81.9 1208412 84.8
  1. *Only 118 out of 619 landfills were geocoded for Italy; ** estimation is based on data from the 118 landfills