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Table 4 Sample summary

From: Intergenerational mobility in Sweden: a regional perspective

Child cohort Father’s age at birth Mother’s age at birth N sons N daughters Total
1968 28.2 (4.9) 25.5 (4.4) 44,266 42,119 86,835
1969 28.4 (4.8) 25.8 (4.4) 43,202 40,094 83,296
1970 28.4 (4.7) 25.9 (4.4) 43,995 41,729 85,724
1971 28.4 (4.7) 26.0 (4.4) 46,757 43,762 90,519
1972 28.5 (4.6) 26.1 (4.4) 46,294 43,541 89,835
1973 28.6 (4.5) 26.2 (4.4) 45,723 42,948 88,671
1974 28.7 (4.5) 26.3 (4.4) 46,145 43,415 89,560
1975 28.9 (4.5) 26.5 (4.4) 43,410 41,007 84,417
1976 29.1 (4.5) 26.7 (4.5) 41,308 38,769 80,077
Total 28.6 (4.6) 26.1 (4.4) 401,100 377,384 778,484
  1. This table shows a basic sample summary by cohort and for all cohorts pooled. Parent age at child birth has increased slowly over time. There are around 40,000 sons and 40,000 daughters in each cohort which sum up to 778,484 children in the sample in total