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Table 2 Background characteristics of respondents

From: Young migrants’ sexual rights in Sweden: a cross-sectional study

  n %
Gender
 Woman 586 34.9
 Man 1060 63.1
 Non-binary 34 2.0
Sexual orientation
 Heterosexual 1134 73.1
 LGBA 201 13.0
 Do not want to answer 217 14.0
Region of birth
 Middle East & North Africa 989 57.4
 South Asia 313 18.2
 Sub-Saharan Africa 370 21.5
 Other 51 3.0
Residence permit
 Waiting 188 11.6
 2016 or later 911 56.0
 Before 2016 528 32.5
Ever had sexual intercourse
 Yes 731 44.2
 No 922 55.8
Age
 16–19 years 670 37.8
 20–25 years 592 33.4
 26–29 years 511 28.8
Education level
 ≤ 9 years 751 44.9
 10–12 years 482 28.8
 > 12 years 441 26.3
Economic stress
 No 892 52.4
 Yes 810 47.6
Reason for migration
 Asylum 1108 72.2
 Family reunion 313 20.4
 Work 46 3.0
 Other 67 4.4
Religion
 Islam 1163 67.0
 Christianity 339 19.5
 Other 235 13.5
Need for intrepreter
 No 823 47.2
 Yes 921 52.8