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Table 1 Socio-demographic background of the Norwegian (No) norm sample and the Norwegian-Vietnamese (NV) sample

From: Better mental health in children of Vietnamese refugees compared with their Norwegian peers - a matter of cultural difference?

Parents' education No, grades 3-7 NV, grades 3-7 NV, total, grades 3-13
% (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
Mother
n = 12,547
Father
n = 12,343
Mother
n = 28
Father
n = 39
Mother
n = 47
Father
n = 68
< 7 years 0 0 14.3 (4) 28.2 (11) 12.8 (6) 20.3 (14)
Primary school 2.7 (345) 2.9 (355) 21.4 (6) 12.8 (5) 25.5 (12) 10.3 (7)
Secondary school 9.4 (1180) 11.4 (1401) 17.9 (5) 33.3 (13) 17.0 (8) 30.9 (21)
Upper secondary (vgsa) 49.7 (6230) 45.6 (5625) 17.9 (5) 10.3 (4) 21.3 (10) 13.2 (9)
Tertiary education 38.2 (4792) 40.2 (4962) 28.6 (8) 15.4 (6) 23.4 (11) 25.0 (17)
Family's yearly total income, NOK No, grades 3-7
% (n)
NV, grades 3-7
% (n)
NV total, grades 3-13, % (n)
< 200.000 2.8 (350) 7.7 (3) 5.7 (4)
200-400.000 21.6 (2659) 61.5 (24) 45.7 (32)
400-600.000 36.8 (4539) 17.9 (7) 28.6 (20)
> 600.000 38.8 (4787) 12.8 (5) 20.0 (14)
Perceived level of family economy No, grades 3-7 %(n) No, grades 8-13 %(n) NV, grades 3-7 %(n) NV, grades 8-13, %(n)   
Badly off/not so well 10.7 (1339) 7.0 (1188) 10 (4) 3.2 (1)   
Moderately well off 46.6 (5845) 31.2 (5248) 85 (34) 71.0 (22)   
Well/very well off 42.7 (5354) 61.8 (10.399) 5 (2) 25.8 (8)   
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