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Table 1 Participant characteristics at baseline and follow-up

From: Lifestyle behaviors in Swedish university students before and during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic: a cohort study

  Baseline (n = 1877) Follow-up 2 (n = 1210)
Mean age, years (SD) 26.5 (6.8) 27.0 (7.1)
Women, n (%) 1376 (73) 919 (76)
Children younger than 18 years, n (%) 291 (16) 205 (17)
Moved to study, n (%) 520 (28) 337 (28)
Field of study
  Health/medicine, n (%) 1675 (89) 1106 (91)
  Other, n (%) 202 (11) 104 (9)
Civil status
  Unmarried/single, n (%) 867 (46) 534 (44)
  Married/living with partner, n (%) 761 (41) 515 (43)
  Living apart, n (%) 220 (12) 141 (12)
  Divorced/ separated, n (%) 29 (2) 20 (2)
Living situation
  With partner/spouse, n (%) 752 (40) 510 (42)
  Alone, n (%) 576 (31) 375 (31)
  With parent/parents, n (%) 372 (20) 222 (18)
  With friends, n (%) 128 (7) 77 (6)
  In the student dormitory, n (%) 49 (3) 26 (2)
Poor sleep quality, n (%) 557 (30) 266 (22)
Moderate to extremely severe levels of stress symptoms1, n (%) 451 (24) 189 (16)
  1. 1Assessed with Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale 21, score > 9 categorized as moderate symptom levels [44]