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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the participants

From: Parenthood in transition – Somali-born parents’ experiences of and needs for parenting support programmes

  Mothers = 15 (65 %) Fathers = 8 (35 %)
Age 22–48 years (Ma = 34.6 years) 26–53 years (M = 49 years)
Time in Sweden 3–18 years (M = 5.7 years) 4–10 years (M = 5.6 years)
Time together with the children 1–18 years (M = 5 years) 2–7 years (M = 4 years)
Number of children 1–6 children (M = 3.7) 1–13 children (M = 7.4)
Marital status 11 married, 8 married
3 divorced
1 widowed
Employment status 3 working 3 working
4 studying 1 studying
3 unemployed 2 unemployed
5 on parental leave 1 job training
1 on parental leave
  1. aM = median