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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of all variables in the total sample, women and men, in 2014, northern Sweden (N = 22,140)

From: Unsafe and unequal: a decomposition analysis of income inequalities in fear of crime in northern Sweden

  Frequencies (n, %) of participants reporting Fear of crime within each variable category
Total Men Women
No Yes No Yes No Yes
n % n % n % n % n % n %
19,298 87.2 2842 12.8 9861 96.5 359 3.5 9437 79.2 2483 20.8
Sociodemographic characteristics
Gender
  Men 9861 96.5 359 3.5 9861 96.5 359 3.5
  Women 9437 79.2 2483 20.8 9437 79.2 2483 20.8
Age
  16–29 yrs 2720 80 680 20 1399 95.7 60 4.3 1381 69 620 31
  30–44 yrs 4158 87.8 578 12.2 1982 97.1 60 2.9 2176 80.8 518 19.2
  45–64 yrs 6134 90.1 674 9.9 3079 96.7 104 3.3 3055 84.3 570 15.7
  65–84 yrs 6286 87.4 910 12.7 3461 96.3 135 3.8 2.825 78.5 775 21.5
Country of birth
  Swedish 18,263 87.3 2648 12.7 9416 96.7 326 3.4 8847 79.2 2322 20.8
  Non-Swedish 1035 84.2 194 15.8 445 93.1 33 6.9 590 78.6 161 21.4
Civil status
  Married/Cohab 13,996 88.5 1827 11.6 7049 97.3 194 2.7 6947 81 1633 19
  Unmarried/ Non-cohab 3397 84.5 621 15.5 2048 94.4 122 5.6 1349 73 499 27
  Divorced 1072 83.4 214 16.6 549 94 35 6 523 74.5 179 25.5
  Widower 833 82.2 180 17.8 215 96.4 8 3.6 618 78.2 172 21.8
Sexual orientation
  Hetero-sexual 18,736 87.4 2700 12.6 9595 96.6 338 3.4 9141 79.5 2362 20.5
  LGBQ 562 79.8 142 20.2 266 92.7 21 7.3 296 71 121 29
Residential context
Municipality size
  >  50,000 4468 81.8 994 18.2 2352 95 124 5 2116 70.9 870 29.1
  10–50,000 6911 85.9 1137 14.1 3610 96.1 147 3.9 3301 76.9 990 23.1
  <  10,000 7919 91.8 711 8.2 3899 97.8 88 2.2 4020 86.6 623 13.4
Residential ownership
  Resident-owned 14,960 89 1845 11 7720 97.3 215 2.7 7240 81.6 1630 18.4
  Rental 3198 81.3 735 18.7 1519 93.3 109 6.7 1679 72.8 626 27.2
  Other arrangements 1140 81.3 262 18.7 622 94.7 35 5.3 518 69.5 227 30.5
Socioeconomic and material conditions
Income quintiles
  1 lowest 3590 81.1 838 18.9 1466 94.6 84 5.4 2124 73.8 754 26.2
  2 3726 84.2 702 15.9 1661 95.4 81 4.7 2065 76.9 621 23.1
  3 3889 87.8 539 12.2 1702 96.3 66 3.7 2187 82.2 473 17.8
  4 3987 90 441 10 2033 97,3 56 2.7 1954 83.5 385 16.5
  5 highest 4106 92.7 322 7.3 2999 97.7 72 2.3 1107 81.6 250 18.4
Education
  Low 9099 86.8 1382 13.2 4946 95.9 211 4.1 4153 78 1171 22
  Medium 6769 87.4 978 12.6 3603 96.7 122 3.3 3166 78.7 856 21.3
  High 3430 87.7 482 12.3 1312 98.1 26 1.9 2118 82.3 456 17.7
Labour market position
  Working 9745 89.5 1143 10.5 5005 97.4 133 2.6 4740 82.4 1010 17.6
  Studying 1083 76.5 332 23.5 489 94.4 29 5.6 594 66.2 303 33.8
  Retired 5219 87.5 745 12.5 2952 96.3 112 3.7 2267 78.2 633 21.8
  Unemployed 3251 83.9 622 16.1 1415 94.3 85 5.7 1836 77.4 537 22.6
Low cash margin
  No, able to get 15,000 SEK 16,640 88.4 2178 11.6 8756 97.2 253 2.8 7884 80.4 1925 19.6
  Yes, not able to get 15,000 SEK 2658 80 664 20 1105 91.3 106 8.8 1553 73.6 558 26.4
Difficulties to make ends meet
  No 17,363 88 2360 12 8973 97 279 3 8390 80.1 2081 19.9
  Yes 1935 80.1 482 20 888 91.7 80 8.3 1047 72.3 402 27.7
Psychosocial conditions
Social participation
  Yes 17,246 87.3 2514 12.7 8602 96.8 288 3.2 8642 79.5 2226 20.5
  No 2052 86.2 328 13.8 1257 94.7 71 5.4 795 75.6 257 24.4
Social trust
  Yes 15,798 89.2 1914 10.8 7959 97.4 214 2.6 7839 82.2 1700 17.8
  No 3500 79 928 21 1902 92.9 145 7.1 1598 67.1 783 32.9
Subjected to threat or violence
  No 18,633 87.6 2632 12.4 9550 96.9 307 3.1 9083 79.6 2325 20.4
  Yes 665 76 210 24 311 85.7 52 14.3 354 69.1 158 30.9
Degrading treatment
  No 16,639 88.9 2069 11.1 8857 97.3 242 2.7 7782 81 1827 19
  Yes 2659 77.5 773 22.5 1004 89.6 117 10.4 1655 71.6 656 28.4