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Table 1 Descriptive data on study population and the Danish population

From: Associations between reporting of cancer alarm symptoms and socioeconomic and demographic determinants: a population-based, cross-sectional study

  Total study population Weighted total study population Danish population
   n = 13 777 n = 13 777 n = 4 110 111
   n % (95% CI) % (95% CI) %
Sex Men 6 533 47.4 (46.6 to 48.3) 45.8 (45.0 to 46.7) 48.9
  Women 7 244 52.6 (51.7 to 53.4) 54.2 (53.3 to 55.0) 51.1
Age, years 20-39 1 105 8.0 (7.6 to 8.5) 29.0 (28.2 to 29.8) 33.8
  40-59 6 403 46.5 (45.6 to 47.3) 35.9 (35.1 to 36.7) 37.1
  60-79 5 357 38.9 (38.1 to 39.7) 30.0 (29.2 to 30.8) 23.7
  80-99 912 6.6 (6.2 to 7.0) 5.1 (4.8 to 5.5) 5.5
Educational level Low 4 136 31.0 (30.2 to 31.8) 26.6 (25.8 to 27.3) 31.2
  Medium 5 588 41.8 (41.0 to 42.7) 43.4 (42.6 to 44.3) 43.9
  High 3 631 27.2 (26.4 to 27.9) 28.9 (28.1 to 29.7) 24.9
Income level Low 3 444 25 (24.3 to 25.7) 26.6 (25.8 to 27.3) 31.1
  Medium 6 888 50 (49.2 to 50.8) 50.7 (49.8 to 51.5) 49.1.
  High 3 444 25 (24.3 to 25.7) 22.7 (22.0 to 23.5) 19.8
Labour market affiliation Working 7 989 59.1 (58.3 to 60.0) 66.4 (65.6 to 67.2) 64.3
Pensioners 4 414 32.7 (31.9 to 33.5) 25.3 (24.6 to 26.1) 22.2
  Out of workforce 1 105 8.2 (7.7 to 8.6) 8.3 (7.8 to 8.7) 13.5
Cohabitating status Single 3 760 27.3 (26.6 to 28.0) 29.4 (28.6 to 30.1) -
  Cohabitant / married 10 013 72.7 (72.0 to 73.4) 70.6 (69.9 to 71.4) -
Cancer diagnosis No 12 531 91.0 (90.5 to 91.4) 92.6 (92.1 to 93.0) -
  Yes 1 246 9.0 (8.6 to 9.5) 7.4 (7.0 to 7.9) -