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Table 1 A comparison of the demographic characteristics found in the general Norwegian population and in the study sample

From: Types of social capital resources and self-rated health among the Norwegian adult population

Characteristics General population Study sample
  No. % No. %
Gender a     
Female 1 829 454 50.5 1 612 50.5
Male 1 866 317 49.5 1 578 49.5
Total 3 695 771 100 3 190 100
County b     
Oslo-Akershus 981 000 22 779 24.4
Hedmark-Oppland 368 000 8.2 267 8.4
Sør-Østlandet 869 000 19.4 571 17.9
Agder- Rogaland 633 000 14 427 13.4
Vestlandet 784 000 17.5 571 17.9
Trøndelag 391 000 8.7 281 8.8
Nord-Norge 459 000 10.2 294 9.2
Total 4 485 000 100 3 190 100
Ethnicity a     
Non-immigrants 4 025 000 89.7 2 950 92.5
Immigrants 460 000 10.3 227 7.1
Total 4 485 000 100 3 177 99.7
Occupational status in 2005 c
Employed/self-employed 1 607 000 83.2 2430 76.2
Unemployed 67 000 4 40 1.3
Outside labour force d d 699 21.9
Total 1 674 000 87.2 3169 99.3
  1. a) The figures for the general population are from 2009 (source: Statistics Norway, databank)
  2. b) The figures for the general population are from 2001 (Source: Statistics Norway, Population and housing census 2001 [56]
  3. c) The figures for occupational status are confined to people 25-54 years of age for both the general population and the study sample. The source for the general population is Statistics Norway databank and refers to 2005. The source for the study population is administrative data from 2005 provided by Statistics Norway.
  4. d) No directly comparable info.