Table 1

Demographic characteristics of participants
Demographic Men (n = 17) Women (n = 18) Total (n = 35)
Age (average, in years) 55 64 57
Marital Status (number of participants)
Single/never married 1 7 8
Married/living with partner 7 8 15
Separated/divorced 7 1 8
Widowed 0 2 2
Unreported 2 0 2
Education (number of participants)
Less than grade 9 1 2 3
Some/completed high school 5 11 17
Some/completed college or university 5 4 10
Graduate/professional degree 3 0 3
Unreported 3 1 4
Employment (number of participants)
Full/part-time, self-employed 9 2 11
Unemployed 2 5 7
Retired 3 9 14
Student 0 1 1
Unreported 3 1 4
Family Income (number of participants)
Below $29, 999 4 11 15
$30, 000 – 79, 000 7 2 10
$80, 000 and above 2 1 3
Unreported 4 4 8
Canadian-born (number of participants)
Yes 4 5 9
No 9 13 22
Unreported 4 0 4
DEC Status(number of participants)
Non-user 8 6 14
User 7 12 19
Unreported 2 0 2

Mathew et al.

Mathew et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:122   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-122

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