Table 1

Response rate and demographic characteristics of responders versus non-responders

VariablesResponders, n (%)Non-responders, n (%)Invited sample, n (%)
Total for all 11 441 (100)Total for all 7293 (100)Total for all 18 734 (100)
Sex
 Men5086 (45)3929 (54)9015 (48)
 Women6355 (55)3364 (46)9719 (52)
Age groups years
 –29642 (6)798 (11)1440 (8)
 30–392000 (17)1761 (24)3761 (20)
 40–492804 (24)2015 (28)4819 (25)
 50–593274 (29)1728 (24)5002 (27)
 60–2721 (24)991 (13)3712 (20)
Marital status
 Married6386 (56)3458 (48)9844 (50)
 Single3471 (30)2991 (41)6462 (33)
 Coinhabiting1394 (12)747 (10)2141 (13)
 Widow190 (2)97 (1)287 (4)
Income (SEK)
 No income49 (0.5)43 (1)92 (0.5)
 1–84 999268 (2)298 (4)566 (3)
 85 000–159 999648 (6)586 (8)1234 (7)
 160 000–234 9992750 (24)1841 (25)4591 (24.5)
 235 000–309 9993712 (32.5)2450 (34)6162 (33)
 310 000–4014 (35)2075 (28)6089 (32)