Table 1

Descriptive statistics in the total sample and stratified by sex

n (%)Men (%)Women (%)
Sample size72 728 (100.00)30 797 (42.35)41 931 (57.65)
Age groups
 26–4526 537 (36.49)10 661 (34.62)15 876 (37.86)
 46–5515 626 (21.49)6286 (20.41)9340 (22.27)
 56–6512 166 (16.73)5345 (17.36)6821 (16.27)
 66–755713 (7.86)3283 (10.66)2430 (5.80)
 76–856091 (8.38)3007 (9.76)3084 (7.35)
 86–955674 (7.80)1983 (6.44)3691 (8.80)
 =>96921 (1.27)232 (0.75)689 (1.64)
Comorbidity index
 041 329 (57.80)17 148 (57.32)24 181 (58.15)
 1–215 059 (21.06)6217 (20.78)8848 (21.26)
 3–45514 (7.71)2593 (8.67)2921 (7.02)
 =>59600 (13.43)3959 (13.23)5641 (13.56)
Housing
 House31 014 (42.64)12 969 (42.11)18 045 (43.03)
 Flat/semidetached34 932 (48.03)15 270 (49.58)19 662 (46.89)
 Other997 (1.37)442 (1.44)555 (1.32)
 Special accommodation3261 (4.98)1226 (3.98)2395 (5.71)
 Missing2164 (2.98)890 (2.89)1274 (3.04)
Family structure
 Together w/out children16 641 (22.88)7740 (25.13)8901 (21.23)
 Together with children23 947 (32.93)10 148 (32.95)13 799 (32.91)
 Alone without children18 147 (24.95)7544 (24.504)10 603 (25.29)
 Alone with children4759 (6.54)1063 (3.45)3696 (8.81)
 Other without children3922 (5.39)1990 (6.46)1932 (4.61)
 Other with children5312 (7.30)2312 (7.51)3000 (7.15)
Marital status
 Partner32 876 (45.20)14 974 (48.62)17 902 (42.69)
 Single22 434 (30.85)10 087 (32.75)12 347 (29.45)
 Widowed6384 (8.78)1551 (5.04)4833 (11.53)
 Divorced11 034 (15.17)4185 (13.59)6849 (16.33)
Region of residence
 Other36 555 (50.26)14 718 (47.79)21 837 (52.08)
 Västra götaland15 784 (21.70)6955 (22.58)8829 (21.06)
 Stockholm20 389 (28.03)9124 (29.63)11 265 (26.87)
Education
 Tertiary29 247 (40.21)11 375 (36.94)17 872 (42.62)
 Secondary30 677 (42.18)13 422 (43.58)17 255 (41.15)
 Primary12 804 (17.61)6000 (19.48)6804 (16.23)
Income
 Quintile 1 (richest)14 838 (20.40)7007 (22.75)7831 (18.68)
 Quintile 214 827 (20.39)6477 (21.03)8350 (19.91)
 Quintile 314 804 (20.36)6064 (19.69)8740 (20.84)
 Quintile 414 602 (20.08)5944 (19.30)8658 (20.65)
 Quintile 5 (poorest)13 657 (18.78)5305 (17.23)8532 (19.92)
Place of birth
 Sweden52 201 (71.78)21 578 (70.07)30 623 (73.03)
 High-income country5427 (7.46)2138 (6.94)3289 (7.84)
 Middle-income country11 040 (15.18)5062 (16.44)5978 (14.26)
 Low-income country4060 (5.58)2019 (6.56)2041 (4.87)
Outcomes
 Hospitalisation16 807 (23.11)9634 (31.28)7173 (17.11)
 Intensive care2735 (3.76)1926 (6.25)809 (1.93)
 Death5863 (8.06)3196 (10.38)2667 (6.36)