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Table 1 Number invited and number who replied to the entire questionnaire (percentage in parenthesis) in each subgroup

From: Study protocol for SeniorWorkingLife - push and stay mechanisms for labour market participation among older workers

  Invited Replied to entire questionnaire. Number (percentage)
Total 30,000 15,721 (52.4%)
 1. Employed, total 18,000 9974 (56.0%)
 2. Unemployed 7000 3189 (45.6%)
 3. Voluntary early retirement 3000 2000 (66.7%)
 4. Disability pension 2000 558 (27.9%)
Employed, subgroups
 1. Agriculture, forestry and fishing 474 222 (46.8%)
 2. Industry, mineral extraction and utilities 2321 1265 (54.5%)
 3. Construction 1350 608 (45.0%)
 4. Trade and transport, etc. 2538 1280 (50.4%)
 5. Information and communication 1084 622 (57.4%)
 6. Finance and insurance 1250 724 (57.9%)
 7. Real estate and rental 762 363 (47.6%)
 8. Business services 1813 983 (54.2%)
 9. Public administration, education and health 5164 3158 (61.2%)
 10. Culture, leisure and other services 1244 749 (60.2%)
Sex
 Men 16,238 8117 (50.0%)
 Women 13,762 7604 (55.3%)
Age (1st April 2018)
 50–54 years 10,205 4592 (45.0%)
 55–59 years 9202 4799 (52.2%)
 60–64 years 9396 5621 (59.8%)
 65+ years 1197 709 (59.2%)
Origin
 1. Danish 27,711 14,849 (53.6%)
 2. Immigrants 2219 833 (37.5%)
 3. Descendants of immigrants 70 39 (55.7%)
Highest completed education
 1. Primary school or unknown 6576 2722 (41.4%)
 2. Highschool 14,047 7302 (52.0%)
 3. Short-term higher education. 1642 935 (56.9%)
 4. Medium-term higher education. 4934 3055 (61.9%)
 5. Long-term higher education. 2801 1707 (60.9%)
Region of Denmark
 1. North Jutland 3247 1737 (53.5%)
 2. Mid Jutland 6370 3535 (55.5%)
 3. Southern 6548 3495 (53.4%)
 4. Capital 9096 4555 (50.1%)
 5. Zealand 4739 2399 (50.6%)
Family income (in 1000 DKr)
 1. No income 1462 655 (44.8%)
 2. -150 1696 432 (25.5%)
 3. 150–250 6593 2893 (43.9%)
 4. 250–350 9675 5325 (55.0%)
 5. 350–500 7619 4658 (61.1%)
 6. 500+ 2955 1758 (59.5%)
Family type
 1. Single, no children living at home 7492 3264 (43.6%)
 2. Single, children living at home 1200 524 (43.7%)
 3. Couple, no children living at home 15,012 8712 (58.0%)
 4. Couple, children living at home 6296 3221 (51.2%)