Table 1. Social determinants of Lauris gardeners by housing density zone (frequency in %). T1: high-density housing type (built-up area > 20%) corresponds to the center of Lauris; T2: medium-density housing type (built-up area 10–20%) corresponds to two residential areas close to the center; T3a and T3b: low-density housing type (built-up area <10%) corresponds to villas scattered in pine forest or built on fallow land.
      Housing density zones
Variables Categories Total T1 high T2 medium T3a low (forest) T3b low (agricultural)
Sex Male 43 44 38 35 52
Female 57 56 62 65 48
 
Age (years) 20–40 1 0 0 0 5
41–60 29 37 29 18 29
61–75 33 30 14 65 29
> 75 37 33 57 18 38
 
Marital status Married 70 56 57 82 90
Widowed 27 33 43 18 10
Single 3 11 0 0 0
 
Move-in date < 10 28 37 33 18 19
(years preceding survey) 10 to 20 21 19 5 18 43
> 20 51 44 62 65 38
 
Place of residence Lauris 16 33 10 0 14
City in the south 43 44 38 53 38
Other city 40 23 52 47 48
 
Choice of Lauris Professional change 23 37 17 12 25
Retirement 33 16 38 29 45
Regional attraction 15 16 17 18 10
Family reasons 18 32 13 18 10
Fell in love 8 0 4 24 5
Other 5 0 13 0 5
 
Socio-professional Agriculture 3 9 0 0 0
category Artisan/trader 15 9 21 25 10
Highly educated professional 23 14 21 25 33
Intermediate professional 21 9 21 19 33
Employee 36 55 29 31 24
Laborer 3 5 7 0 0
 
Education No education 19 37 24 0 5
Primary 36 30 38 41 38
Secondary 26 19 29 29 29
More than secondary 19 15 10 18 14
 
Annual income (€) < 12,000 9 15 14 0 5
12,000–30,000 55 67 57 53 38
30,000–50,000 23 15 14 35 33
> 50,000 8 4 0 12 19
No response 5 0 14 0 5