Table 2

 Spousal relationships and educational and employment status of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and controls

Patients (n = 123)Controls (n = 123)p Value
Marriage or common law marriage (n (%))62 (50)75 (61)0.12
Educational status at follow up (n (%)) 0.67
Basic education only8 (7)8 (7)
Vocational education39 (32)43 (35)
Upper secondary school47 (38)30 (24)
Upper secondary school and vocational education12 (10)25 (20)
Higher education17 (14)17 (14)
Employment status (n (%)) 0.30
Employed51 (41)55 (45)
Unemployed12 (10)19 (15)
Student58 (47)48 (39)
Disability pension2 (2)1 (1)