Table 2

Population characteristics in 2002
All MDNW MDOW MDOB NMDNW NMDOW NMDOB p-value
% (n = 13,549) % (n = 197) % (n = 202) % (n = 134) % (n = 8,162) % (n = 4,006) % (n = 848)
Sex, % (n)
Female 56.9 (7716) 67.5 (133) 52 (105) 61.2 (82) 64.8 (5291) 41.6 (1665) 51.9 (440) <0.001
Men 43.1 (5833) 32.5 (64) 48 (97) 38.8 (52) 35.2 (2871) 58.4 (2341) 48.1 (408)
Age, % (n)
18–36 years 32.5 (4405) 14.7 (29) 4.5 (9) 3.0 (4) 39.7 (3243) 22.9 (918) 23.8 (202) <0.001
37–56 years 48.2 (6526) 51.8 (102) 49.5 (100) 46.3 (62) 45.4 (3703) 52.3 (2096) 54.6 (463)
57–64 years 19.3 (2618) 33.5 (66) 46.0 (93) 50.7 (68) 14.9 (1216) 24.8 (992) 21.6 (183)
Education, % (n)
Primary education 10.9 (1477) 21.8 (43) 26.7 (54) 27.6 (37) 7.9 (644) 14.1 (566) 15.7 (133) <0.001
Low secondary education 23.3 (3157) 28.4 (56) 34.7 (70) 38.1 (51) 19.7 (1606) 27.6 (1104) 31.8 (270)
High secondary education/College 19.9 (2702) 15.2 (30) 12.9 (26) 12.7 (17) 21.0 (1715) 18.9 (756) 18.6 (158)
University 44.8 (6075) 30.5 (60) 21.8 (44) 19.4 (26) 50.5 (4123) 38.5 (1542) 33.0 (280)
Other 0.4 (49) 2.5 (5) 1.0 (2) 0.7 (1) 0.4 (29) 0.2 (10) 0.2 (2)
No answer 0.7 (89) 1.5 (3) 3.0 (6) 1.5 (2) 0.6 (45) 0.7 (28) 0.6 (5)
Employment status, % (n)
In work 81.6 (11058) 43.7 (86) 46.5 (94) 37.3 (50) 81.9 (6682) 86.0 (3444) 82.8 (702) <0.001
Retired 4.5 (612) 36.0 (71) 40.1 (81) 41.0 (55) 2.4 (195) 4.2 (170) 4.7 (40)
Student 6.7 (902) 3.6 (7) 1.5 (3) 1.5 (2) 9.0 (731) 3.2 (130) 3.4 (29)
Unemployed 2.6 (357) 5.1 (10) 2.5 (5) 3.7 (5) 2.6 (211) 2.3 (92) 4.0 (34)
Other 2.9 (392) 8.6 (17) 7.9 (16) 11.2 (15) 2.6 (214) 2.7 (108) 2.6 (22)
No answer 1.7 (228) 3.0 (6) 1.5 (3) 5.2 (7) 1.6 (129) 1.5 (62) 2.5 (21)
Country of birth, % (n)
Born in Sweden 86.3 (11699) 68.5 (1359) 68.8 (139) 67.2 (90) 87.9 (7171) 86.1 (3449) 84.3 (715) <0.001
Born abroad 13.2 (1794) 31.0 (61) 30.2 (61) 32.1 (43) 11.7 (952) 13.7 (549) 15.1 (128)
No answer 0.49 (56) 0.5 (1) 1.0 (2) 0.7 (1) 0.5 (39) 0.2 (8) 0.6 (5)

MDNW: mobility disability and underweight/normal weight. MDOW: mobility disability and overweight. MDOB: mobility disability and obesity. NMDNW: no mobility disability and underweight/normal weight. NMDOW: no mobility disability and overweight. NMDOB: no mobility disability and obesity.

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