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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics for the study population

From: Inequity in waiting for cataract surgery - an analysis of data from the Swedish National Cataract Register

  Number Percent Women Men
Native country     
 Sweden 89,563 87.4 53,266 36,297
 Nordic countries except Sweden 5726 5.6 3879 1847
 European countries except the Nordic ones 4180 4.1 2415 1765
 Other countries 3063 2.9 1682 1381
Education     
 No reported education 1568 1.5 980 588
 Elementary school 42,301 41.3 26,169 16,132
 Upper secondary school/High school 38,086 37.1 22,463 15,623
 University level 20,577 20.1 11,630 8947
Occupation     
 Retired 84,583 82.5 51,623 32,960
 Employed 17,949 17.5 9619 8330
Age     
 40 – 65 21,024 20.5 11,372 9652
 66 – 75 36,552 35.7 22,119 14,433
 76 – 85 36,655 35.7 22,666 13,989
≥86 8301 8.1 5085 3216
Annual income in SEK.     
 <70 000 8889 8.7 6217 2672
 70149 000 33,190 32.4 28,058 5132
 150–249 000 36,296 35.4 17,791 18,505
 250–449 000 17,881 17.4 7277 10,604
 450649 000 3572 3.5 1056 2516
 >650 000 2704 2.6 843 1861
Total 102,532 100 61,242 41,290
  1. N = 102 532 (61,242 women and 41,290 men)