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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of Javanese Surinamese and South-Asian Surinamese participants

From: Comparison of cardiovascular risk factors and dietary intakes among Javanese Surinamese and South-Asian Surinamese in the Netherlands. The HELIUS study

  Javanese Surinamese (n = 197) South-Asian Surinamese (n = 2738)
Age (years) 45.9 (11.7) 45.4 (13.3)
Men (%) 39.6 45.1
1st generation (%) 87.3 76.7
Marital status (%)
 Married/registered partnership 29.4 34.5
 Living together 21.4 10.1
 Unmarried, have never been married 38.1 32.9
 Divorced or separated 11.2 22.4
Educational level (%)
 Never been to school or elementary schooling 10.3 15.4
 Lower vocational schooling or lower secondary schooling 34.4 33.4
 Intermediate vocational schooling or intermediate/higher secondary education schooling 35.9 28.9
 Higher vocational schooling or university 19.5 22.3