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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for the included measures of socioeconomic position

From: Self-reported oral and general health in relation to socioeconomic position

Variable Items Women Men Total
Age (years) N = 3500   53.9 (17.6) 52.8 (17.4) 53.4 (17.5)
Gender N = 3500   53.1 46.9  
Marital status* N = 3495 Married/cohabiting
Single
70.6
29.4
75.5
24.5
72.9
27.1
Education* N = 3478 Primary
High school
University
Masters/PhD
17.2
36.8
45.1
0.9
19.1
44.1
35.7
1.2
18.1
40.2
40.7
1.0
Income (SEK)* N = 2998 <200,000
201,000–400,000
401,000–600,000
≥601,000
20.8
31.5
25.6
22.0
13.3
26.0
27.8
32.8
17.1
28.8
26.7
27.4
Ability to obtain SEK 15,000 in one week.* N = 3448 No, never
No, mostly not
Yes, mostly
Yes, always
9.1
8.7
32.6
49.6
5.9
5.4
26.4
62.4
7.6
7.1
29.7
55.6
Housing N = 3490 Rented flat
Owner-occupied flat
Own house
25.3
18.5
56.2
22.8
18.0
59.3
24.1
18.3
57.7
Ethnicity N = 3497 Swedish-born (+ Nordic countries)
Foreign-born
91.7
8.3
92.3
7.7
91.9
8.1
  1. Mean and standard deviation (age) and proportions for other variables. Asterisk (*) for statistically significant differences between women and men (p < 0.05)