Table 3

Estimated prevalence (%) of educational levels in Sweden by sex and age groups

Educational levels

16-29*

30-44

45-59

60-69

70-79

80+

Total


Men

High (≥13 yrs)

19.4

37.2

30.6

25.6

18.7

14.1

27

Middle (10-12 yrs)

43.7

49.5

48.4

41.8

34.8

30.6

45

Low (≤9 yrs)

32.3

11.1

20.0

31.6

45.0

53.0

26

No data

4.7

2.2

0.9

1.0

1.5

2.4

2

Women

High (≥13 yrs)

27.0

47.1

37.2

28.3

17.6

8.8

32

Middle (10-12 yrs)

39.0

42.6

47.9

43.7

35.2

26.1

41

Low (≤9 yrs)

29.9

8.7

14.1

27.0

45.3

61.5

25

No data

4.1

1.6

0.8

1.1

1.9

3.6

2


Data on educational levels are collected from the Swedish population in 2008, using the longitudinal integration database for health insurance and labor market studies (LISA) [19].

*This age group was excluded from further calculations.

Agardh et al. Population Health Metrics 2011 9:60   doi:10.1186/1478-7954-9-60

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