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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and reproductive history of all study participants (N = 517)a

From: Fertility awareness and attitudes towards parenthood among Danish university college students

  Men (n = 79) Women (n = 438)
Age (years) mean (SD) 25.6 (4.4) 24.2 (5.1)
Range 21–47 18–58
Missing (n) 0 1
  n (%) n (%)
Bachelor degree program
 Nursing 10 (13) 186 (42)
 Midwifery 0 16 (4)
 Physiotherapist 19 (24) 33 (7)
 Occupational Therapy 6 (8) 26 (6)
 Radiography 6 (8) 14 (3)
 Social work 9 (11) 56 (13)
 Biomedical Laboratory Sciences 6 (8) 20 (5)
 Global Nutrition and Health 4 (5) 47 (11)
 Emergency and Risk Management 6 (8) 0
 Business and Public Administration 12 (15) 39 (9)
 Missing 1 1
Housing type
 Student dormitory 9 (12) 45 (10)
 Living with parents 6 (8) 46 (11)
 Sublet Apartment 15 (19) 97 (22)
 Lodging 15 (19) 66 (15)
 Own apartment 33 (42) 180 (41)
 Other 0 2 (1)
 Missing 1 2
Ethnicity
 Born in Denmark 71 (90) 386 (88)
 One/both parents born in Denmark 65 (82) 357 (82)
 Missing 0 2
Steady relationship
 Yes 47 (60) 270 (62)
 Missing data 1 2
Experienced pregnancy and outcomea
 Had children 6 (8) 47 (11)
 Had abortion 10 (13) 39 (9)
 Experienced miscarriage 2 (3) 11 (3)
 Pregnant at present 1 (1) 13 (3)
  1. aPercentages do not amount to 100, as the participant may have experienced more than one of the given outcomes