Table 1

Number of participants (n) and % for employment status during follow-up, country of origin, immigrant status, education, marital status, residence in Sweden and children at home and economic resources in year 2000 (median income with 90% confidence limits (90% CL))

VariablesMenWomen
Employment status during follow-upn%n%
Employed1 427 02382.761 277 00081.83
Lost employment297 22717.24283 64618.17
Immigrant status
 Swedish born1 586 61292.021 424 85791.30
 Foreign born137 6387.98135 7898.70
Foreign born in total and by region
 Total137 638100135 789100
 Asia90556.5813 3289.82
 South and Central America86586.2983726.17
 Sub-Saharan Africa44423.2337642.77
 Middle East, Turkey and North Africa19 48414.1610 5277.75
 Former Yugoslavia16 00111.6311 6538.58
 EU countries joining since 200011 5758.4116 32212.02
 EES countries joining before 200465 45547.5668 54750.48
 Other29682.1632762.41
Education
 Higher1 346 24778.081 296 13683.05
 Lower378 00321.92264 51016.95
Marital status
 Not married967 97856.14817 59352.39
 Married756 27243.86743 05347.61
Residence in Sweden
 Smaller city, municipality or rural994 49757.68880 47956.42
 Larger city729 75342.32680 16743.58
Children at home
 None767 83444.53625 86740.10
 One or more956 41655.47934 77959.90
Economic resources in SEKMedian90% CLMedian90% CL
 Swedish born225 100225 000–225 200173 500173 400–173 600
 Foreign born208 300207 800–208 700171 900171 500–172 200