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Table 2 Demographic characteristics (%) for respondents and sample frame

From: The refugee post-migration stress scale (RPMS) – development and validation among refugees from Syria recently resettled in Sweden

Characteristics Respondents (n = 1215) Sample frame (n = 4000)
Gender
 Women 37.2 36.5
 Men 62.8 63.5
Age groups (years)
 18–29 23.3 30.8
 30–39 32.9 33.7
 40–49 24.3 21.0
 50–64 19.5 14.6
Marital status
 Unmarried 31.8 40.8
 Married 63.5 52.9
 Divorced/widow/widower 4.8 6.4
Level of education
 0–9 years 40.2 46.4
  > 9 years without a university degree 21.0 22.3
  > 12 years with a university degree 38.7 31.5
Year of immigrationa
  ≤ 2011 6.5 10.1
 2012 27.5 29.5
 2013 66.0 60.4
  1. aThis variable indicates the year the individual arrived in Sweden and should not be confused with year for being granted residency