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Table 1 Demographic and health-related variables for cases and controls

From: Long-term impact of intrauterine fetal death on quality of life and depression: a case–control study

  Cases n = 106 Controls n = 262 Pvalue
n (%) n (%)
Age 2008 (yrs)
 24–34 11 (10.4) 26 (9.9) .523
 35–39 27 (25.5) 56 (21.4)
 40–44 38 (35.8) 85 (32.4)
 45–57 30 (28.3) 95 (36.3)
Living status
 Married/cohabitating 91 (85.8) 228 (87.0) .764
 Living alone 15 (14.2) 34 (13.0)
Education
 Primary/secondary/high school 25 (23.6) 29 (11.1) .001
 High school + 1–5 years 60 (56.6) 139 (53.1)
 High school + >5 years 21 (19.8) 94 (35.9)
Occupational status
 Working full time (90–100%) 61 (57.5) 168 (64.1) .239
 Not working full time 45 (42.5) 94 (35.9)
Household income
 <750 000 NOK 54 (52.9) 100 (38.5) .012
 ≥750 000 NOK 48 (47.1) 160 (61.5)
BMI (kg/m 2 )
 <25 56 (53.3) 177 (67.8) .009
 ≥25 49 (46.7) 84 (32.2)
Daily smoking
 Yes 17 (16.3) 22 (8.4) .027
 No 87 (83.7) 239 (91.6)
Alcohol consumption
 ≤1 day per week 82 (78.1) 139 (53.3) <.001
 >1 day per week 23 (21.9) 122 (46.7)
Pain
 Yes 22 (21.8) 33 (12.8) .035
 No 79 (78.2) 224 (87.2)
Physically worn out after a day’s work
 Never/rarely 62 (62.0) 189 (76.5) .006
 Often/always 38 (38.0) 58 (23.5)
Mentally worn out after a day’s work
 Never/rarely 40 (39.6) 142 (55.5) .007
 Often/always 61 (60.4) 114 (44.5)
Own health assessment
 Good 92 (87.6) 252 (96.2) .002
 Poor 13 (12.4) 10 (3.8)
  1. NOK, norwegian kroner (100 NOK = ~13 euros).