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Table 2 Characteristics of the study participants in the whole study sample (1991–2013)

From: Development of job demands, decision authority and social support in industries with different gender composition – Sweden, 1991–2013

  Men
N = 53,118
Women
N = 56,580
Industry
 Goods and energy production 14,958 28.87% 5395 9.74%
 Machinery operations 11,571 22.33% 3082 5.56%
 Labour intensive services 9337 18.02% 10,382 18.74%
 Knowledge intensive services 7200 13.89% 6116 11.04%
 Public administration 3315 6.40% 3862 6.97%
 Education 2925 5.64% 9960 17.98%
 Health and Social care 2513 4.85% 16,592 29.96%
Age Groups
 16–25 4825 9.08% 5525 9.77%
 26–35 11,691 22.01% 11,408 20.17%
 36–45 13,607 25.62% 14,774 26.12%
 46–55 14,110 26.57% 15,538 27.47%
 56–65 8879 16.72% 9327 16.49%
Education
 Compulsory 11,292 21.29% 12,703 22.47%
 2 years upper secondary 15,275 28.79% 13,381 23.67%
 3 or 4 year upper secondary 14,014 26.42% 11,622 20.56%
 University less than 3 years 4779 9.01% 7793 13.79%
 University, 3 years or more 7690 14.50% 11,028 19.51%