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Table 1 Characteristics among the adolescents, with and without diagnosed depression, and by gender

From: Social differences in diagnosed depression among adolescents in a Swedish population based cohort

  All (n = 169,262) Boys (n = 86,888) 51.3% Girls (n = 82,374) 48.7%
Depression (n = 6439) No depression (n = 162,823) Depression (n = 1978) No depression (n = 84,910) Depression (n = 4461) No depression (n = 77,913)
% % %
Parental country of origin
 Sweden 67.2 63.4 66.6 63.2 67.4 63.6
 Nordic 3.3 2.9 2.8 3.0 3.5 2.8
 Outside Nordic 13.2 19.7 14.7 19.7 12.6 19.7
 Missing 16.3 14.1 15.9 14.2 16.5 14.0
Parental education
 High 44.9 47.7 46.3 47.8 44.3 47.6
 Medium 44.2 41.0 43.4 41.0 44.5 41.0
 Low 9.2 9.4 8.3 9.3 9.6 9.4
 Missing 1.7 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.6 2.0
Disposable household income
 High 16.2 18.2 15.1 18.2 16.7 18.3
 Medium high 20.2 19.7 21.2 19.7 19.7 19.7
 Medium 22.5 20.0 23.8 20.0 21.9 20.0
 Medium low 22.4 20.4 21.8 20.5 22.7 20.4
 Low 17.5 20.4 16.7 20.4 17.8 20.5
 Missing 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.3
Parental receipt of an unemployment benefit
 Not received 86.3 86.1 85.1 86.1 86.8 86.0
 Received 6.7 5.3 7.5 5.4 6.4 5.3
 Missing 7.0 8.6 7.4 8.6 6.8 8.7
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