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Table 1 Demographics of the interview sample (N = 345: 220 high scoring individuals on the Mood and Feelings Questionnaire, i.e. MFQ > = 26 and 124 medium and low scorers, i.e. MFQ < 26: 1 missing on the MFQ) from a representative sample of 2432 adolescents from Central Norway, with a mean age of 15 years

From: Prevalence and characteristics of depressive disorders in early adolescents in central Norway

  N Percentage
Gender   
   1. Girls 250 72.50%
   2. Boys 95 27.50%
Geography   
   1. Inner city 66 19.10%
   2. Suburbs 66 19.10%
   3. Coast 51 14.80%
   4. Inland 162 47.00%
Parental socioeconomic status   
   1. Professional leader (upper class) 33 9.60%
   2. Upper middle class 85 24.60%
   3. Lower middle class 53 15.40%
   4. Primary industry 27 7.80%
   5. Manual worker 142 41.20%
   6. No information 5 1.40%
Ethnicity   
   1. Both parents Norwegian 316 91.60%
   2. One parent Norwegian 9 2.60%
   3. Both parents East-European 11 3.20%
   4. Both parents non-Western/non European 9 2.60%
Living arrangement   
   1. Living with both parents 221 64.10%
   2. Living with mother 47 13.60%
   3. Living with father 15 4.30%
   4. With one parent and stepparent 47 13.60%
   5. Sharing time between parents 11 3.20%
   6. Living with grandparents/foster parents 4 1.20%