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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Mental health and wellbeing in spouses of persons with dementia: the Nord-Trøndelag health study

  Caregiving spouses N = 116 Q2-sample N = 5 299
  N (% of N) N (% of N)
Gender   
Men 50 (56.9) 2621 (49.5)
Women 66 (43.1) 2678 (50.5)
Age   
> 85 years 6 (5.2) 37 (0.7)
81-85 years 19 (16.4) 199 (3.8)
76-80 years 28 (24.1) 454 (8.6)
71-75 years 24 (20.7) 779 (14.7)
66-70 years 25 (21.6) 1135 (21.4)
61-65 years 7 (6.0) 1463 (27.6)
56-60 years 7 (6.0) 1232 (23.2)
Education   
1-7 years 28 (24.1) 638 (12.0)
7-10 years 9 (7.8) 655 (12.4)
11-13 years 49 (42.2) 2284 (43.1)
14 years 12 (10.3) 664 (12.5)
> 14 years 18 (15.5) 1058 (20.0)
Urban versus rural   
Rural areas 49 (42.2) 1905 (36.0)
Town 5 11 (9.5) 407 (7.7)
Town 4 10 (8.6) 517 (9.8)
Town 3 15 (12.9) 657 (12.4)
Town 2 17 (14.7) 1018 (19.2)
Town 1 14 (12.1) 795 (15.0)
Living arrangements   
Living alone 30 (25.9) 26 (0.5)
Living with spouse 86 (74.1) 5273 (99.5)