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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population at baseline (N = 755)

From: Young adults’ self-sufficiency in daily life: the relationship with contextual factors and health indicators

Socio-demographic characteristics Total population
Age in years, mean (SD)
 Age in years 18.6, range 16–26 (SD = 2.04)
Gender, n (%)
 Male 199 (26.4)
 Female 554 (73.6)
Intermediate vocational education, n (%)a
 Level 1–3 249 (34.3)
 Level 4 478 (65.7)
Ethnic background, n (%)
 Dutch 452 (60.6)
 Non-Dutch 294 (39.4)
Living situation, n (%)
 With parents/caretakers 664 (88.1)
 Not with parents/caretakers 90 (11.9)
  1. Note: SD = Standard Deviation
  2. a Intermediate vocational education consists of four levels: 1 = assistant training; 2 = basic vocational training; 3 = vocational training; 4 = middle-management training