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Table 1 Sample demographic characteristics and response rate, by method of administration and in total

From: Measuring health-related quality of life in adolescents and young adults: Swedish normative data for the SF-36 and the HADS, and the influence of age, gender, and method of administration

  Telephone Mail Total
  N % N % N %
Approached 391 - 449 - 840 -
Response rate - 76.7 - 63.5% - 69.6
Participated 300 - 285 - 585 -
Gender       
   Male 147 49 130 45.6 277 47.4
   Female 153 51 155 54.4 308 52.6
Age       
   13–15 89 29.7 91 31.9 180 30.8
   16–19 119 39.7 110 38.6 229 39.1
   20–23 92 30.7 84 29.5 176 30.1
Region       
   South 98 32.7 99 34.7 197 33.7
   Uppsala/Örebro 138 46 126 44.2 264 45.1
   North 64 21.3 60 21.1 124 21.2