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Table 2 Selected characteristics for the study sample and total sample before exclusion criterion

From: Beliefs, attitudes and perceptions to sun-tanning behaviour in the Norwegian population: a cross-sectional study using the health belief model

  Study sample (n = 569) Total sample (n = 1004)
n (%) n (%)
Gender
 Female 332 (58.3) 510 (50.8)
 Male 237 (41.7) 494 (49.2)
Total 569 (100) 1004 (100)
Age
 18–29 years 98 (17.2) 164 (16.3)
 30–39 years 89 (15.6) 149 (14.8)
 40–49 years 110 (19.3) 177 (17.6)
 50–59 years 92 (16.2) 149 (14.8)
 60–69 years 107 (18.8) 204 (20.3)
 70+ years 73 (12.8) 161 (16.0)
  Mean: 48.6
SD: 17.0
Median: 49
Min, max: 18, 83
Mean: 50.1
SD: 17.5
Median: 50
Min, max: 18, 90
Geographic region
 Northern Norway 53 (9.3) 98 (9.8)
 Mid-Norway 89 (15.6) 150 (14.9)
 Western Norway 121 (21.3) 215 (21.4)
 Eastern Norway 187 (32.9) 336 (33.5)
 Southern Norway including Telemark 45 (7.9) 83 (8.3)
 Oslo 74 (13.0) 122 (12.2)
Educational level
 No education or less than 9-year elementary school   1 (0,1)
 Primary school 17 (3.0) 36 (3.6)
 High school 115 (20.2) 203 (20.2)
 Diploma or vocational secondary education 74 (13.0) 138 (13.7)
 University/College 1–4 years (Bachelor’s degree, cand.mag, or equivalent) 214 (37.6) 354 (35.3)
 University/College 4 years or more (Master’s degree or equivalent) 119 (20,9) 217 (21.6)
 University/College 6 years or more (PhD or equivalent) 18 (3.2) 35 (3.5)
 Other 12 (2.1) 20 (2.0)
Income
 Under 200.000 77 (13.5) 138 (13.7)
 200,000–299,999 NOK 46 (8.1) 111 (11.1)
 300,000–399,999 NOK 99 (17.4) 175 (17.4)
 400,000–499,999 NOK 137 (24.1) 216 (21.5)
 500,000–749,999 NOK 153 (26.9) 264 (26.3)
 750,000–999,999 NOK 35 (6.2) 61 (6.1)
 1,000,000 NOK + 22 (3.9) 39 (3.9)