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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of sociodemographic characteristics of survey participants and all the 18–79-year-old people in Denmark

From: Risk of stress/depression and functional impairment in Denmark immediately following a COVID-19 shutdown

Variable Survey Population T-test p-value
M SD M SD
Male 0.449 0.497 0.500 0.500 −5.399 < 0.001
Female 0.551 0.497 0.500 0.500 5.399 < 0.001
Ages 18–29 0.138 0.345 0.205 0.404 −8.839 < 0.001
Ages 30–39 0.109 0.312 0.155 0.362 −6.835 < 0.001
Ages 40–49 0.157 0.364 0.172 0.378 −2.112 0.035
Ages 50–59 0.226 0.418 0.183 0.387 5.844 < 0.001
Ages 60–69 0.205 0.404 0.153 0.360 7.715 < 0.001
Ages 70–79 0.165 0.371 0.131 0.337 5.356 < 0.001
Singles 0.301 0.459 0.353 0.478 −5.714 < 0.001
Couples 0.699 0.459 0.647 0.478 5.714 < 0.001
No children at home 0.675 0.469 0.632 0.482 4.727 < 0.001
Children at home 0.325 0.469 0.368 0.482 −4.727 < 0.001
No. children age 0–2 0.042 0.253 0.054 0.234 −2.667 0.008
No. children age 3–5 0.070 0.311 0.078 0.291 −1.351 0.177
No. children age 6+ 0.397 0.780 0.439 0.807 −2.749 0.006
Northern Jutland 0.104 0.305 0.102 0.303 0.311 0.756
Central Jutland 0.245 0.430 0.227 0.419 2.278 0.023
Southern Denmark 0.208 0.406 0.209 0.407 −0.096 0.924
Capitol 0.295 0.456 0.318 0.466 −2.642 0.008
Zealand 0.148 0.356 0.144 0.351 0.629 0.529
In Job 0.652 0.476 0.643 0.479 1.069 0.285
Unemployed 0.019 0.138 0.021 0.144 −0.702 0.483
Outside labor force 0.324 0.468 0.335 0.472 −1.251 0.211
N 2836 4,359,539   
  1. No. children (top coded at three children) and labor market status (In Job, Unemployment, and Outside labor force) are measured from the general registers during the latest available data year (2019)