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Table 1 Ages and education levels of parents with and without chronic pain

From: Associations between parental chronic pain and self-esteem, social competence, and family cohesion in adolescent girls and boys – family linkage data from the HUNT study

  Mothers Fathers
  Chronic pain   No chronic pain   Chronic pain   No chronic pain  
  n = 838 n = 2230 n = 725 n = 2245
  n a Mean (SD) n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD) n Mean (SD)
Parental age (years) 836 44.64 (5.01) 2230 44.62 (4.98) 722 48.17 (6.08) 2345 47.48 (5.56)
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Educationb         
 Compulsory 138 (16.5) 200 (9.0) 126 (17.4) 267 (11.4)
 Upper secondary 436 (52.0) 1009 (45.4) 453 (62.7) 1372 (58.5)
 Higher level (tertiary) 264 (31.5) 1014 (45.6) 144 (19.9) 705 (30.1)
  838 (100.0) 2223 (100.0) 723 (100.0) 2344 (100.0)
  1. Note
  2. aAll n are reported for complete cases, and the results are based on MI analyses
  3. bCompulsory (<10 years), Upper secondary (10–12 years), and Higher level (tertiary) education (≥13 years)