Table 2

Demographic characteristics of the ICCP-2010 sample, by telephone type

Demographic

characteristics

Landline (n = 1,418)

Mobile (n = 1,584)


Un-weighted

Sample (n)

Weighted overall sample (%)

Un-weighted sample (n)

Weighted overall sample (%)


Sex


Men

520

13

920

37


Women

898

24

664

26


Age


18-25

338

9

379

15


26-35

508

12

721

30


36-45

572

16

484

18


Marital status1


Single/cohabiting

648

17

910

38


Married

714

19

610

23


Separated/divorced/widow

56

1

60

2


Highest education


Pre-Leaving Certificate

150

6

208

11


Leaving Certificate

366

13

365

18


Post-Leaving Certificate

902

19

1,011

33


Region


Dublin

413

10

531

20


Rest of Leinster

414

12

404

16


Munster

317

8

440

18


Connacht and Ulster

274

8

209

8


Country of birth


Republic of Ireland

1,131

29

1,310

49


Northern Ireland

31

1

13

< 1


UK

105

2

83

3


Rest of EU

56

3

77

6


Africa

38

1

38

2


Asia

22

< 1

34

2


USA/Canada/Australia/New Zealand

21

< 1

14

1


Elsewhere

14

< 1

15

1


Note. 1 Missing data on marital status for four respondents recruited via mobile telephone.

McBride et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012 12:45   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-12-45

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