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Table 4 Characteristics of the answering parents (NordChild2011 2-17years old) compared to general population

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

  Denmark Finland Iceland Norway Sweden
M = Male Respond % General pop% Respond % General pop% Respond % General pop% Respond % General pop% Respond % General pop%
F = Female M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F M F
Marital status a                     
Married/cohab 87.5 77.6 88.5 79.7 87.9 72.2 87.3 81.0 88.1 76.6
Single 1.6 10.9 3.9 18.5 1.4 10.1 2.7 17.6 0.7 11.3 2.5 25.3 2.2 10.5 3.2 15.8 1.6 10.3 4.8 18.6
Educational level b                     
Lower levels 45.8 56.0 71.8 64.4 59.2 60.1 79.1 74.6 47.7 43.6 73.3 63.8 43.6 38.2 69.9 65.5 53.9 46.1 66.5 58.9
University level 54.2 44.0 28.2 35.6 40.8 39.9 20.9 25.3 52.3 56.4 26.7 36.2 56.4 61.8 30.1 34.5 52.1 53.9 33.5 41.1
Country of birth c                     
Nordic 89.0 94.4 90.3 90.6 97.4 98.8 95.0 95.3 92.2 96.9 91.2 91.0 88.6 90.5 89.8 90.4 86.4 89.5 87.7 87.7
Non-Nordic 11.0 5.6 9.7 9.4 2.6 1.2 4.3 4.1 7.8 3.1 8.8 9.0 11.4 9.5 10.2 9.6 13.6 10.5 12.3 12.3
  1. ageneral population: parents with children aged 0-17 living at home.
  2. bgeneral population: DK people aged 25-69, FI people aged 25-69, IS people aged 25-74, NO people >25, SE people aged 25-74.
  3. cgeneral population: the whole population.
  4. Source: National statistical institutes.