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Table 1 Socio-demographic data for individuals who answered questionnaires at all three occasions (n=124)

From: The effect of bereavement groups on grief, anxiety, and depression - a controlled, prospective intervention study

  Participants n=38 (%) Non-participants n=86 (%) p
Gender    .175
 Male 9 (24) 31 (36)  
 Female 29 (76) 55 (64)  
Age (range 39–86) Median 64.5 Median 63.5 .037
 ≤60 10 (26.5) 36 (42)  
 61–70 18 (47) 21 (24)  
 >70 10 (26.5) 29 (34)  
Relation to the deceased .100
 Spouse 28 (74) 56 (65)  
 Child of the deceased 3 (8) 22 (26)  
 Parent of the deceased 5 (13) 6 (7)  
 Friend 2 (5) 1 (1)  
 Other 0 1 (1)  
Distance to hospital Mean <60 km Mean 60–109 km .026
 <60 km 27 (71) 43 (50)  
 60–109 km 9 (24) 22 (26)  
 >109 km 2 (5) 21 (24)  
Working status    .029
 Full time 6 (17) 27 (32)  
 Part time 3 (8) 8 (9)  
 Sick leave 5 (14) 1 (1)  
 Retired 20 (55) 43 (50)  
 Other 2 (6) 7 (8)  
 Missing (2 persons)    
Highest education    .791
 Primary school 9 (24) 27 (32)  
 Secondary school 6 (16) 9 (10)  
 University 8 (21) 19 (22)  
 Vocational training 12 (31) 22 (26)  
 Other 3 (8) 9 (10)  
Living    .162
 Alone 29 (76) 54 (64)  
 Not alone 9 (24) 31 (36)  
 Missing (1 person)