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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Peer clustering of exercise and eating behaviours among young adults in Sweden: a cross-sectional study of egocentric network data

   Male Female
Covariates Categories Dyads Percentage Dyads Percentage
Ethnic background Yugoslavia 1,758 31.0 1,568 28.4
  Iran 1,196 21.1 1,196 21.7
  Sweden 2,715 47.9 2,752 49.9
  Total 5,669 100.0 5,516 100.0
Occupational / Studying 2,004 35.4 1,824 33.1
employment status Employed 1,595 28.1 1,803 32.7
  Studying & employed 470 8.3 905 16.4
  Military 242 4.3 39 0.7
  Unemployed 1,358 24.0 945 17.1
  Total 5,669 100.0 5,516 100.0
Civil status Single 3,945 69.6 3,417 61.9
  Non-married relationship 1,680 29.6 2,055 37.3
  Married 44 0.8 44 0.8
  Total 5,669 100.0 5,516 100.0
Number of alters 1 23 0.4 34 0.6
  2 186 3.3 189 3.4
  3 830 14.6 753 13.7
  4 892 15.7 915 16.6
  5 3,738 65.9 3,625 65.7
  Total 5,669 100.0 5,516 100.0
Multiplex levels 0 224 4.0 211 3.8
  1 1,125 19.8 1,205 21.8
  2 2,480 43.7 2,780 50.4
  3 1,511 26.7 1,079 19.6
  4 329 5.8 241 4.4
  Total 5,669 100.0 5,516 100.0
Alter same sex Yes 4,967 87.6 4,543 82.4
  No 702 12.4 973 17.6
  Total 5,669 100.0 5,516 100.0
Alter relative Yes 420 7.4 501 9.1
  No 5,249 92.6 5,015 90.9
  Total 5,669 100.0 5,516 100.0
Alter same migration background Yes 3,312 58.4 3,169 57.5
  No 2,357 41.6 2,347 42.5
  Total 5,669 100.0 5,516 100.0
  1. Summary statistics showing the number and percentage of ego-alter dyads under analysis.