Table 1: Sociodemographic characteristics of the study population in Oslo and Hargeisa.

Men, Oslo, 109Hargeisa, 145 value

Age, mean (SD)39.7 (11.7)38.2 (16.1)0.409
Education, (%)
 No education031.7<0.01
 Primary10.915.9
 Secondary52.721.4
 University36.331
Occuption (%)
 Unemployed19.132.2<0.01
 Employed61.841.3
 Students10.912.6
 Others (sick/maternal leave and retired)8.114
Marital status (%)
 Not married27.341.40.02
 Married65.556.5
 Others (separate and divorced)7.32.1

Women, Oslo, 111Hargeisa, 955

Age, mean (SD)37.7 (10.1)39.1 (14.1)0.312
Education (%)
 No education2.766.4<0.01
 Primary50.019.4
 Secondary30.47.7
 University176.5
Occupation (%)
 Unemployed22.788.50.01
 Employed24.56.0
 Students36.44.1
 Others (sick/maternal leave and retired)16.31.5
Marital status (%)
 Not married25.017.30.01
 Married64.378.4
 Others (separated and divorced)10.74.3

χ2 test for categorical variables and t-test for continuous variables.