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Table 1 Socioeconomic level and ethnic origin of inhabitants of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires and IHMCP affiliates, based on the 2001 Argentinean census

From: Cardiovascular risk factors and frontotemporal dementia: a case–control study

  City of Buenos Aires (%) IHMCP (%)
Upper class 10 5
Upper middle class 16 19.4
Middle class 30 37.5
Lower middle class 21 25.6
Lower class 17 12.5
Poor 13 0
Total 100 100
Ethnic origin   
Caucasian 92 95.5
Asian 4 2
African American 1 0.5
Mestizos (a) 3 2
  1. IHMCP, Italian Hospital Medical Care Program. (a) Mestizos (Spanish term used to designate people of mixed European and Amerindian ancestry living in the region of Latin America).