Table 2

Socio-demographic data of participant and non-participant families in the study
Characteristic Participants Non- participants
(n = 86) (n = 38)
Age (year) median (range) 32 (20–43) 27 (21–44)
Education n (%) n (%)
Compulsory school 27 (31) 18 (49)
Secondary School 52 (60) 20 (51)
University 7 (8) 0 (0)
Country of birth
Sweden 51 (59) 22 (58)
Other than Sweden 35 (41) 16 (42)
Marital status
Single 8 (9) 4 (11)
Married/cohabitant 78 (91) 34 (89)
Occupation
Studying 8 (9) 3 (8)
Working 57 (66) 27 (71)
Other* 21 (25) 8 (21)

*unemployed, temporary disability leave.

Carlsson et al.

Carlsson et al. BMC Pediatrics 2013 13:76   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-76

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