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Table 1 Demographics

From: The COVID-19 pandemic in Norway and Sweden – threats, trust, and impact on daily life: a comparative survey

  Norway
N (%)
Sweden
N (%)
Number of respondents 3000 508
Age
 15–29 390 (13) 58 (11)
 30–49 1768 (59) 238 (47)
 50–64 710 (24) 159 (31)
 65 and older 132 (4) 53 (10)
 Mean (SD) 44.4 (12.0) 46.8 (13.3)
Sex
 Women 2350 (78) 412 (81)
 Men 632 (21) 91 (18)
 Not reported 18 (< 1) 5 (1)
Educational levela
 Elementary school or upper secondary school 81 (3) 4 (1)
 High school 723 (24) 125 (23)
 Higher education < 4 years 830 (28) 148 (29)
 Higher education > 4 years 1366 (46) 231 (45)
 Currently attending school or university 354 (12) 51 (10)
Number of inhabitants in the residing municipality
 Rural areasb 1606 (54) 391 (77)
 Urban areasc 1264 (42) 109 (22)
 Unkown county 130 (4) 8 (2)
 Population 5,300,000 10,100,000
  1. aHighest completed education
  2. bDefined as number of inhabitants less than or equal to 100,000 in Norway and 200,000 in Sweden
  3. cDefined as number of inhabitants 100,000 and more in Norway and 200,000 and more in Sweden