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Table 1 Population characteristics of the sample of Oslo N = 18770

From: Self reported skin morbidity and ethnicity: a population-based study in a Western community

Variables No %
Age(years)   
   30 4106 21.9
   40/45 6594 35.2
   59/60 4469 23.8
   75/76 3578 19.1
Sex   
   Male 8392 44.8
   Female 10355 55.2
Marital status   
   Living alone 9276 49.8
   Not living alone 9363 50.2
Ethnicity*   
   Norway 15797 84.3
   Western countries 1025 5.5
   Eastern Europe 259 1.4
   Indian Subcontinent 605 3.2
   East Asia 336 1.8
   Sub-Saharan Africa 209 1.1
   Middle East/North Africa 406 2.2
   Central and South America 110 0.6
  1. * The dominating countries in each category were as follows: Western countries: Denmark, Sweden, UK, Germany, USA; Eastern Europe: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Hungary; Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan and Sri Lanka; East Asia: Vietnam; Sub-Saharan Africa: Somalia; Middle East/North Africa: Turkey, Iran; Central and South America: Chile.