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Table 2 Selected covariates for genetic matching

From: Exploring the impact of public health teams on alcohol premises licensing in England and Scotland (ExILEnS): procotol for a mixed methods natural experiment evaluation

Variable category Country
England Scotland
Deprivation/inequality -Percentage of population living in a rural area -Percentage of population living in a rural area
-Percentage of population living in area in most deprived quintile
-Long-term unemployment (jobseekers claimant > 12 months)
-Scottish index of Multiple Deprivation score (average score across data zones for each local authority)
Population/outlet density -Population density per square kilometre -Estimated mid-year population
-Population density per square kilometre
-On-licence density
-Off-licence density
-On-licence density
-Off-licence density
Alcohol-related harm -Alcohol-related hospital admissions (standardised rate; narrow measure)
-Alcohol-related violent crime
-Alcohol-related hospital admissions (standardised rate)
Demographic variables -Median age -Median age