Table 1

Response rate and sample characteristics

CountryResponse rate (%)Number of householdsAnswered by women (%)Parents’ mean ageSingle parent households (%)Mean household education1-150
MaleFemale
Denmark568451-151 67353284.5
Finland6969168343344.6
Iceland70702653431124.3
Norway6160956353194.4
Sweden7070075363283.5
Total653547681-152 351-152 321-152 81-152 4.11-152
  • 1-150  Years beyond nine years of compulsory school.

  • 1-151  In Denmark 1500 households were included in the sample, 1000 in each of the other countries.

  • 1-152  Weighted results.