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Table 1 Comparison of demographic characteristics by ethnic group in England in 2001 using data from the 2001 census

From: Incidence of prostate and urological cancers in England by ethnic group, 2001-2007: a descriptive study

Ethnic group White Indian Pakistani Bangladeshi Black African Black Carribean Chinese
   N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Census data for 2001               
Total population   42,747,136 100 1,028,546 100 706,539 100 275,394 100 475,938 100 561,246 100 220,681 100
Sex Male 20,828,644 48.7 511,204 49.7 358,043 50.7 138,972 50.5 229,103 48.1 259,881 46.3 105,913 48.0
Age <50 27,665,393 64.7 828,200 80.5 625,118 88.5 248,841 90.4 432,985 91.0 426,424 76.0 184,675 83.7
50+ 15,081,743 35.3 200,346 19.5 81,421 11.5 26,553 9.6 42,953 9.0 134,822 24.0 36,006 16.3
Deprivation Low income 7,305,527 17.1 347,098 33.7 455,710 64.5 198,884 72.2 277,858 58.4 292,537 52.1 49,427 22.4
Middle income 26,315,786 61.6 563,939 54.8 222,038 31.4 69,325 25.2 177,234 37.2 245,103 43.7 123,994 56.2
High income 9,125,823 21.3 117,509 11.4 28,791 4.1 7,185 2.6 20,846 4.4 23,606 4.2 47,260 21.4
Country of Birth United Kingdom 41,911,150 98.0 472,545 45.9 387,198 54.8 127,902 46.4 161,050 33.8 324,764 57.9 62,209 28.2
Other 835,986 2.0 556,001 54.1 319,341 45.2 147,492 53.6 314,888 66.2 236,482 42.1 158,472 71.8