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Table 1 Country specific characteristics of participants

From: Associations between parents’ subjective time pressure and mental health problems among children in the Nordic countries: a population based study

  Denmark Finland Norway Sweden Nordic countries
(n = 1314) (n = 1181) (n =1288) (n =1169) (n = 4952)
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Gender:      
  Boy 669 (50.9) 579 (49.0) 654 (50.8) 593 (50.7) 2495 (50.4)
  Girl 645 (49.1) 602 (51.0) 634 (49.2) 576 (49.3) 2457 (49.6)
Age:      
  4-6 years 335 (25.5) 297 (25.1) 290 (22.5) 276 (23.6) 1198 (24.2)
  7-12 years 607 (46.2) 585 (49.5) 612 (47.5) 544 (46.5) 2348 (47.4)
  13-16 years 372 (28.3) 299 (25.3) 386 (30.0) 349 (29.9) 1406 (28.4)
Mean SDQ-TDS (SD)a 7.7 (4.3) 7.9 (4.1) 7.3 (4.2) 7.3 (4.2) 7.6 (4.2)
Parents experiencing time pressure:      
  Most often 50 (3.8) 224 (19.0) 169 (13.1) 255 (21.8) 698 (14.1)
  Not/sometimes 1264 (96.2) 957 (81.0) 1119 (86.9) 914 (78.2) 4254 (85.9)
Parents reporting financial stress      
  Yes 244 (18.6) 399 (33.8) 243 (18.9) 232 (19.8) 1118 (22.6)
  No 1053 (80.1) 763 (64.6) 1019 (79.1) 919 (78.6) 3754 (75.8)
  1. aSDQ-TDS = Strengths and Difficulties - Total Difficulties Score, SD = Standard Deviation.