Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of the sample
Characteristic Number Percentage (%)
GENDER
   Male 13 43
   Female 17 57
PLACE OF BIRTH
   Quebec 28 93
   Other province of Canada 2 7
EDUCATION
   Grades 1-7 1 3
   Grades 8-12 11 37
   Postsecondary studies or college 8 27
   University 10 33
ANNUAL FAMILY INCOME (CAD$)
   < 10,000 2 7
   10,000 to 19,999 6 20
   20,000 to 29,999 2 7
   30,000 to 39,999 2 6
   40,000 to 49,999 6 20
   50,000 + 12 40
MARITAL STATUS
   Married / Living with partner 19 63
   Separated / divorced 5 17
   Widowed 2 7
   Single 4 13
CHRONIC DISEASE
   Depression/anxiety antecedents 14 47
   Arthritis/osteoarthritis/other joint problems 12 40
   Diabetes 11 37
   Emphysema/chronic bronchitis/asthma 5 17
   Hyperlipidemia 19 63
   Hypertension 16 53
   Cardiac or vascular disease 15 50
MEAN AGE (range) 60.5 (35 to 75)

Hudon et al.

Hudon et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:8   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-8

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