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Table 3 Characteristics and demographics

From: Translation and psychometric evaluation of the Swedish versions of the Nuss Questionnaire modified for Adults and the Single Step Questionnaire

n 236
Sex, n (%)
 Male 194 (82.2)
 Female 41 (17.4)
 Other 1 (.4)
Age, mean (SD) 25.9 (7.1)
 Min-max 15–67
Age at surgery, mean (SD) 19.3 (5.4)
 Min-max 10–57
Education, n (%)
 Compulsory 50 (21.2)
 Upper secondary 116 (49.2)
 Higher vocational education 19 (8.1)
 University 50 (21.2)
 Missing 1 (.4)
Occupation, n (%)
 Employed 144 (61.0)
 Student 80 (33.9)
 Job applicant 8 (3.4)
 Sick leave 3 (1.3)
 Missing 1 (.4)
Department of surgery, n (%)
 Gothenburg 62 (26.3)
 Lund 85 (36.0)
 Örebro 88 (37.3)
 Missing 1 (.4)
Year of surgery, n (%)
 2000–2004 23 (9.7)
 2005–2009 40 (16.9)
 2010–2014 72 (30.5)
 2015–2019 92 (39.0)
 Missing 9 (3.8)