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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants (n = 4504)a. The SAMINOR 2 Clinical Survey, 2012–2014

From: Dietary patterns of adults and their associations with Sami ethnicity, sociodemographic factors, and lifestyle factors in a rural multiethnic population of northern Norway - the SAMINOR 2 clinical survey

Characteristics Number Percent
Age (years)
 40–49 1212 26.9
 50–59 1467 32.6
 60–69 1825 40.5
Gender
 Men 2054 45.6
 Women 2450 54.4
Ethnic/geographic group
 Inland and coastal non-Sami 2743 60.9
 Inland Sami 755 16.8
 Inland multiethnic Sami 119 2.6
 Coastal Sami 384 8.5
 Coastal multiethnic Sami 503 11.2
Education level (years)
 0–9 919 21.1
 10–12 1372 31.5
 13–16 1245 28.6
  ≥ 17 817 18.8
Gross annual household income (NOK)
 Low (≤450,000) 1278 30.6
 Average (451,000–750,000) 1508 36.1
 High (> 750,000) 1397 33.4
Household size
 1 person 719 16.3
 2 persons 1986 45.0
 3–4 persons 1274 28.9
 5–8 persons 432 9.8
Physical activity level
 Low 850 19.4
 Medium 2801 63.9
 High 734 16.7
Smoking status
 Never 1608 36.0
 Former 1935 43.4
 Current 920 20.6
BMI category
 Underweight/normal weight 1192 26.5
 Overweight 2018 44.8
 Obesity 1294 28.7
  1. aSubgroups may not total 4504 due to missing values. Missing values: n = 151 for education level, n = 321 for gross annual household income, n = 93 for household size, n = 41 for smoking status, n = 119 for physical activity level