Table 1

Descriptive information about sociodemographics and medication use for mental disorders in the year before graduation among 2 346 393 graduates, stratified by level of education and sex

Level of educationSex
Secondary vocational (n=1 004 395)Higher education (n=1 341 998)Female (n=1 215 136)Male (n=1 130 006)Transgender (n=1 251)
M (SD)M (SD)M (SD)M (SD)M (SD)
Age at graduation21.5 (3.5)23.7 (3.1)22.7 (3.4)22.8 (3.6)22.3 (3.3)
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Sex
 Female477 803 (47.6)737 333 (54.9)
 Male525 955 (52.4)604 051 (45.0)
 Transgender637 (0.1)614 (0.0)
Migration background
 Native Dutch742 413 (73.9)986 630 (73.5)881 662 (72.6)846 441 (74.9)940 (75.1)
 Moroccan39 010 (3.9)23 132 (1.7)34 763 (2.9)27 373 (2.4)*
 Turkish44 863 (4.5)25 520 (1.9)37 672 (3.1)32 698 (2.9)*
 Antillean48 479 (4.8)38 452 (2.9)47 829 (3.9)39 031 (3.5)71 (5.7)
 Other European25 502 (2.5)41 621 (3.1)35 340 (2.9)31 743 (2.8)40 (3.2)
 Other non-European104 128 (10.4)226 643 (16.9)177 870 (14.6)152 720 (13.5)181 (14.5)
Medication use
 At least one medication52 393 (5.2)52 783 (3.9)57 519 (4.7)47 475 (4.2)182 (14.5)
 Antipsychotics7808 (0.8)4606 (0.3)5903 (0.5)6470 (0.6)41 (3.3)
 Anxiolytics5057 (0.5)5117 (0.4)6792 (0.6)3370 (0.3)12 (1.0)
 Hypnotics and sedatives2191 (0.2)2227 (0.2)2839 (0.2)1567 (0.1)12 (1.0)
 Antidepressants20 498 (2.0)25 291 (1.9)32 255 (2.7)13 433 (1.2)101 (8.1)
 Psychostimulants24 698 (2.5)23 660 (1.8)19 408 (1.6)28 893 (2.6)57 (4.6)
 Drugs for addiction769 (0.1)438 (0.0)618 (0.1)584 (0.1)*
  • *Number of individuals below 10 were not showed in the table due to the risk of disclosure.