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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of survey participants, municipality of Baerum, Norway, 2017 (N = 611)

From: Compliance with water advisories after water outages in Norway

Characteristics Survey population # (%)
Gender
 Male 285 (47)
 Female 327 (54)
 Total 611 (100)
Age group
 16–35 65 (11)
 36–45 120 (20)
 46–65 328 (54)
  > 65 98 (16)
 Total 611 (100)
Highest level of education completed
 Primary school 8 (1)
 High school 84 (14)
 University/college (1–3 years) 171 (28)
 University/college (4 years or more) 348 (57)
 Total 611 (100)
Household type
 Single without children in the household 69 (11)
 Single with children in the household 41 (7)
 Couples without children in the household 223 (37)
 Couple with children in the household 278 (45)
 Total 611 (100)
Household members
 Pregnant 5 (1)
 Children < 5 years old 89 (15)
 Breastfeeding 15 (3)
 None of the above 517 (85)
 Total NA
Number of notifications received during the previous 12 months*
 1–2 times 284 (69)
 3–5 times 81 (20)
  > 5 times 9 (2)
 Does not know how many notifications 38 (9)
 Total 412 (100.0)
  1. *412 of 611 reported to have received a notification from the municipality