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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

CharacteristicsRespondents (n = 1215)Sample frame (n = 4000)
Gender
 Women37.236.5
 Men62.863.5
Age groups (years)
 18–2923.330.8
 30–3932.933.7
 40–4924.321.0
 50–6419.514.6
Marital status
 Unmarried31.840.8
 Married63.552.9
 Divorced/widow/widower4.86.4
Level of education
 0–9 years40.246.4
  > 9 years without a university degree21.022.3
  > 12 years with a university degree38.731.5
Year of immigrationa
  ≤ 20116.510.1
 201227.529.5
 201366.060.4
  1. aThis variable indicates the year the individual arrived in Sweden and should not be confused with year for being granted residency