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Table 2 Covariates according to teachers compared to the non-teacher population

From: Depression among teachers: a Swedish register-based study

Covariate Teachers Non-teachers
N (%) N (%)
Men
 Age
  30–40 24,102 (33.16) 479,004 (33.83)
  41-50 20,291 (27.92) 462,428 (32.66)
  51–60 28,287 (38.92) 474,529 (33.51)
 Birth country
  Sweden 63,045 (86.75) 1,252,942 (88.50)
  Other 9626 (13.25) 162,812 (11.50)
 Education
  ≤ 15 24,988 (34.48) 1,170,563 (82.89)
  > 15 47,492 (65.52) 241,607 (17.11)
 Previous psychiatric diagnosis
  Yes 2842 (3.91) 62,331 (4.41)
  No 69,754 (96.09) 1,352,080 (95.59)
 Percent of employment
  ≤ 25 10,511 (14.46) 461,653 (32.60)
  26–50 4375 (6.02) 22,226 (1.57)
  51–75 3708 (5.10) 19,711 (1.39)
  76–100 54,086 (74.42) 912,371 (64.43)
Women
 Age
  30–40 60,434 (32.94) 434,124 (32.26)
  41–50 56,078 (30.56) 443,058 (32.92)
  51–60 66,974 (36.50) 468,653 (34.82)
 Birth country
  Sweden 165,979 (90.45) 1,169,590 (86.91)
  Other 17,502 (9.54) 176,114 (13.09)
 Education
  ≤ 15 74,435 (40.60) 1,083,994 (80.66)
  > 15 108,908 (59.40) 259,879 (19.34)
 Previous psychiatric diagnosis
  Yes 7159 (3.90) 66,598 (4.95)
  No 176,203 (96.10) 1,277,992 (95.05)
 Percent of employment
  ≤ 25 30,479 (16.61) 317,750 (23.61)
  26–50 13,047 (7.11) 81,639 (6.07)
  51–75 22,411 (12.21) 171,398 (12.74)
  76–100 117,549 (64.06) 775,048 (57.59)