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Table 2 Background variables, country-level acceptance of sexual minorities, and social capital by country

From: Acceptance of sexual minorities, discrimination, social capital and health and well-being: a cross-European study among members of same-sex and opposite-sex couples

  Sample characteristics Country characteristics
Country N Gender Age, years Education, years Sexuality-based discrimination Social Capital (Individual) Self-rated Subjective well-being LGB Acceptance Social Capital (Country mean)
   (% male) (mean; SD) (mean; SD) (%) (mean; SD) (mean; SD) (mean; SD) (%)  
Belgium 32 37.5 34.6 (15.9) 13.4 (3.8) 9.4 20.6 (5.8) 3.2 (.68) 15.7 (2.0) 87.2 20.5
Bulgaria 18 38.9 42.4 (13.7) 12.0 (4.2) .0 16.3 (5.6) 2.4 (1.2) 10.9 (5.3) 53.9 16.1
Croatia 12 33.3 34.8 (17.1) 12.3 (4.7) .0 23.1 (9.5) 3.0 (1.3) 13.8 (5.9) 39.6 17.3
Cyprus 21 47.6 29.9 (16.8) 12.6 (8.8) .0 15.5 (6.5) 3.5 (.75) 15.0 (3.4) 58.5 16.0
Czech Republic 21 28.6 26.1 (10.1) 13.0 (2.3) .0 17.6 (6.8) 3.1 (.89) 13.7 (2.9) 65.6 17.9
Denmark 38 15.8 33.2 (12.8) 16.6 (7.3) 7.9 27.0 (4.0) 3.3 (.84) 17.2 (1.9) 90.1 25.0
Estonia 16 50.0 33.7 (16.5) 13.4 (2.2) .0 19.2 (5.7) 2.3 (.78) 11.6 (4.7) 42.9 20.8
Finland 24 41.7 33.9 (12.5) 15.3 (4.7) 16.7 24.6 (5.3) 2.9 (.90) 15.9 (2.7) 74.7 23.5
France 14 35.7 31.8 (13.6) 14.4 (4.2) .0 21.2 (4.3) 2.5 (.86) 13.6 (3.1) 82.4 19.6
Germany 56 37.5 37.4 (15.7) 13.9 (4.4) 3.6 20.5 (4.5) 2.7 (.90) 15.0 (3.6) 82.3 19.9
Greece 29 51.7 32.8 (18.5) 10.8 (3.4) .0 14.3 (6.6) 3.0 (.78) 11.0 (4.3) 52.5 15.3
Hungary 12 41.7 33.1 (11.6) 14.8 (4.1) .0 16.6 (9.3) 2.3 (1.2) 11.8 (5.0) 48.3 17.6
Ireland 93 51.6 32.4 (15.3) 14.3 (3.5) 1.1 21.2 (5.5) 3.2 (.90) 13.6 (4.1) 52.4 20.8
Netherlands 28 42.9 28.4 (13.6) 15.0 (4.6) 25.0 22.0 (5.2) 2.7 (.76) 16.1 (1.7) 93.0 22.7
Norway 19 31.6 28.3 (15.3) 14.8 (3.0) 10.5 25.4 (4.6) 3.3 (.67) 16.7 (2.4) 83.4 24.7
Poland 15 26.7 34.5 (16.0) 13.3 (4.0) .0 19.8 (7.4) 2.7 (.96) 15.7 (3.7) 48.8 17.3
Portugal 16 68.8 40.1 (15.9) 9.4 (5.8) .0 18.2 (4.2) 2.4 (.72) 12.4 (2.9) 64.8 16.7
Russian Federation 18 27.8 34.0 (15.5) 13.5 (4.1) .0 18.5 (8.1) 2.4 (.80) 12.8 (3.5) 29.6 17.6
Slovakia 15 53.3 35.3 (15.0) 13.7 (3.6) .0 14.0 (6.3) 2.7 (.72) 12.9 (3.2) 42.0 16.3
Slovenia 13 38.5 35.5 (15.7) 11.4 (2.0) .0 14.2 (8.6) 2.3 (.63) 13.1 (3.8) 52.6 16.9
Spain 19 31.6 31.1 (16.4) 14.8 (7.6) 15.8 16.6 (6.1) 2.4 (1.0) 13.9 (2.8) 81.4 19.4
Sweden 17 35.3 41.6 (16.1) 14.7 (4.9) 5.9 22.6 (5.3) 3.1 (.70) 16.7 (2.4) 90.2 23.9
Switzerland 18 38.9 27.1 (13.0) 12.9 (3.5) 5.6 21.5 (5.9) 3.1 (.73) 15.7 (2.5) 82.6 22.0
Ukraine 23 34.8 38.2 (15.4) 10.3 (3.9) .0 20.0 (5.8) 2.1 (.61) 12.7 (3.5) 30.9 17.4
United Kingdom 30 33.3 33.4 (16.1) 13.7 (4.1) 16.7 21.3 (6.8) 3.2 (1.2) 15.5 (3.1) 85.0 21.1