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Table 1 Respondents' Socio-Demographic Characteristics by Sex (N = 268)

From: Screening migrants for tuberculosis - a missed opportunity for improving knowledge and attitudes in high-risk groups: A cross-sectional study of Swedish-language students in Umeå, Sweden

Characteristics   Males = 147 Females = 121 Total = 268
   N (%) N (%) N (%)
Age 16-24 56 (38.1.) 25 (20.7) 81 (30.2)
  25-35 57 (38.8) 48 (39.7) 105 (39.2)
  35-44 20 (13.6) 32 (26.4) 52 (19.4)
  45+ 9 (6.1) 1 (9.1) 20 (7.5)
  N/A 5 (3.4) 5 (4.1) 10 (3.7)
Schooling 0-6 years 30 (20.4 ) 24 (19.8) 54 (20.1)
  7-12 years 62 (42.2) 39 (32.2) 101(37.7)
  13+ years 45 (30.6) 50 (41.3) 95 (35.5)
  N/A 10 (6.8) 8 (6.6) 18(6.7)
Marital status Single 71 (48.3) 18 (14.9) 89 (33.2)
  Married or living as couples 53 (36.1) 81 (66.9) 134 (50)
  Divorced/Separated/Widowed 19 (12.9) 20(16.5) 39 (14.6)
  N/A 4 (2.7) 2 (1.7) 6 (2.2)
Immigration/legal status Refugees 98 (66.6) 42 (34.7) 140 (52.2)
  Immigrants (Students +Workers) 6 (4.1) 5 (4.1) 11 (4.1)
  Dependent to immigrants/refugees 15 (10.2) 38 (31.4) 53(19.8)
  Dependent to Swedes 12 (8.2) 32 (26.5) 44 (16.4)
  N/A 16 (10.9) 4 (3.3) 20 (7.5)
Geographic origin Middle East 94 (63.9) 39 (32.2) 133(49.6)
  Sub-Saharan Africa 37 (25.2) 31 (25.6) 68 (25.4)
  Asia 6 (4.1) 34 (28.1) 40 (14.9)
  Latin America 4 (2.7) 9 (7.5) 13 (4.9)
  Low-risk countries 6 (4.1) 8 (6.6) 14 (5.2)
Religion Muslim 104 (70.7) 46 (38) 150 (56)
  Christian 32 (21.8) 35 (28.9) 67 (25)
  Atheist 5 (3.4) 15 (12.4) 20 (7.5)
  Other 4 (2.7) 25 (20.7) 29 (10.8)
  N/A 2 (1.4) 0 2 (0.7)
Health check up Yes 115 (78.2) 78 (64.5) 193 (72)
  No 32 (21.8) 43 (35.5) 75 (28)