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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of study subjects by sex

From: North Korean refugee health in South Korea (NORNS) study: study design and methods

  Men (n = 110) Women (n = 330)
  n % n %
Age     
   Mean (SD) 46.9 (12.4)   42.6 (10.6)
   30-39 38 34.6 157 47.6
   40-49 34 30.9 98 29.7
   50-59 14 12.7 37 11.2
   60- 24 21.8 38 11.5
Education in North Korea     
   High school or less 52 51.5 170 54.8
   Higher specialized school 20 19.8 83 26.8
   College or more 29 28.7 57 18.4
Occupation in North Korea     
   Manual worker 50 47.6 134 42.0
   Farmer 2 1.9 16 5.0
   Office worker 18 17.1 44 13.8
   Soldier 9 8.6 6 1.9
   Teacher 4 3.8 52 4.7
   Student 0 0.0 8 2.5
   Professional 19 18.1 70 21.9
   Unemployed 3 2.9 26 8.2
Marital status in North Korea     
   Married 85 80.2 211 69.9
   Unmarried 21 19.8 91 30.1
Marital status in North Korea     
   Married 85 80.2 211 69.9
   Unmarried 21 19.8 91 30.1
Residence in North Korea     
   Urban 64 66.0 184 64.8
   Rural 33 34.0 100 35.2
Length of stay in South Korea Korea(months)     
   Mean (SD) 41.0 (35.8)   36.6 (30.0)  
   < 12 27 24.8 91 28.1
   12-24 18 16.5 45 13.9
   24-48 25 22.9 87 26.9
   ≥ 48 39 35.8 101 31.2
Length of stay in third countries country(months)     
   Mean (SD) 23.2 (31.5)   49.5 (43.4)  
   < 12 62 56.9 95 29.5
   12-24 14 12.8 22 6.8
   24-48 13 11.9 46 14.3
   ≥ 48 20 18.4 159 49.4