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Table 1 Distribution of the number of people born in Denmark 1956–1983 according to place of residence and the distance to nearest major road at the 15th birthday

From: Urbanization and traffic related exposures as risk factors for Schizophrenia

Geographical distance to nearest major road at 15th birthday Degree of urbanization at place of residence at 15th birthday
  Capital Capital suburb Provincial city Provincial town Rural area Total
  No of People Col. percent No of People Col. percent No of People Col. percent No of People Col. percent No of People Col. percent No of People Col. percent
0–50 m 11172 8.5 13182 4.8 18793 9.8 53329 10.1 101323 14.2 197799 10.7
50–100 m 8382 6.3 19462 7.1 20243 10.5 46135 8.8 50186 7.0 144408 7.8
100–250 m 27149 20.5 5785 21.0 51980 27.1 129274 24.5 133021 18.6 399276 21.7
250–500 m 40279 30.5 72864 26.4 52090 27.2 136636 25.9 133417 18.6 435286 23.6
500–1000 m 36166 27.4 7879 28.6 34057 17.8 99887 18.9 120778 16.9 369686 20.1
1000–2000 m 8624 6.5 30059 10.9 11001 5.7 42786 8.1 101972 14.3 194442 10.6
>2000 m 379 0.3 3284 1.2 3669 1.9 19284 3.7 74375 10.4 100991 5.5
Total 132151 100.0 275501 100.0 191833 100.0 527331 100.0 715072 100.0 1841888 100.0
  1. A total of 13151 people (0.7%) were not resident in Denmark at the 15th birthday, and a total of 36976 people (1.9%) resident in Denmark at the 15th birthday had unknown information on the geographical distance to nearest major road at the 15th birthday. The column percent indicates the percentage of people living in a defined degree of urbanization with a specific distance to nearest major road.