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Table 1 Participant characteristics one month before pregnancy

From: Parenthood and factors that influence outdoor recreational physical activity from a gender perspective

  Men with children Men without children All men Women with children Women without children All women
Variables (%) n = 113
(%)
n = 95
(%)
n = 208
(%)
n = 121
(%)
n = 103
(%)
n = 224
(%)
Mean age 34 31 32 31 28 30
Cohabiting1 102 (99) 94 (99) 206 (99) 119 (98) 102 (99) 221 (99)
Lower education2 49 (43) 40 (42) 89 (43) 55 (45) 42 (41) 97 (43)
Higher education3 64 (57) 55 (58) 119 (57) 66 (55) 61 (59) 127 (57)
Personal financial situation4 100 (89) 83 (87) 183 (88) 102 (84) 88 (85) 190 (85)
Living in the countryside5 49 (43) 24 (25) 73 (35) 52 (43) 27 (26) 79 (35)
Living in a town6 64 (57) 71 (75) 135 (65) 69 (57) 76 (74) 145 (65)
Owning a dog or a horse 31 (27) 17 (18) 48 (23) 32 (26) 20 (19) 52 (23)
Being a smoker7 22 (20) 18 (19) 40 (19) 16 (13) 27 (26) 43 (19)
Using snuff8 43 (38) 34 (36) 77 (37) 2 (2) 3 (3) 5 (2)
Drinking alcohol9 80 (70) 79 (83) 159 (77) 65 (51) 66 (64) 128 (57)
Drinking no alcohol 33 (30) 16 (17) 49 (23) 59 (49) 37 (36) 96 (43)
  1. 1married/living with a partner
  2. 2completion of nine-year compulsory school, senior high-school
  3. 3completion of university education
  4. 4able to cover an unexpected cost of 14 000 Swedish crowns (approximately 1400 Euros) within one week
  5. 5a small village in the countryside with mainly single-family houses
  6. 6a densely built-up area, in a quarter of a town or in a suburb
  7. 7smokes regularly/sometimes
  8. 8using snuff (a Swedish smokeless tobacco) regularly/sometimes
  9. 9drinking 1-9 glasses/week