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Table 1 Study population characteristics (n = 2791)

From: Health-related quality of life (FACT-GP) in Sweden

 SampleSwedena
nPercentPercent
Sex
 Female126648%49.7%
 Male136151.7%50.3%
Age
 18–241425.7%13.8%b
 25–3445116.2%17%
 35–4438813.9%15.2%
 45–5451218.3%16%
 55–6448917.5%13.8%
 65+49817.8%24.2%
Income
  < 4000 SEK773% 
 4–12,999 SEK26810.3% 
 13–18,999 SEK26710.3% 
 19–25,999 SEK35613.8% 
 26–36,999 SEK75229% 
 37–54,999 SEK61723.7% 
  > 55,000 SEK1927.4% 
Education
 Primary and secondary education973.7%17.14%
 Upper secondary77329.4%42.9%
 Post-secondary less than 3 years100538.2%14.5%
 Post-secondary more than 3 years69826.6%21.7%
 Post graduate/PhD562.1%1.1%
Birthplace
 Sweden251095.3% 
 other country in Europe903.4% 
 outside of Europe351.3% 
Living area
 Large cityc99937.9% 
 Large town73928.1% 
 Town54820.8% 
 Village/countryside31411.9% 
 Abroad341.3% 
  1. aStatistics Sweden (2018): www.statistikdatabasen.scb.se/pxweb/en/ssd/
  2. bAge 15-24
  3. cStockholm, Gothenburg and Malmoe