Table 1

Background characteristics of the respondents (n = 503)

Male

Female

All

(n = 234)

(n = 269)

(n = 503)



Col%

Col%

Col%


Age group

18 – 24

15.8

16.0

15.9

25 – 34

19.7

22.3

21.1

35 – 44

26.1

27.5

26.8

45 – 60

38.5

34.2

36.2

Education level

Matriculated or below

61.8

68.8

65.5

College/university or above

38.2

31.2

34.5

Marital status

Never married

40.2

34.9

37.4

Ever married

59.8

65.1

62.6

Employment status

Not employed full-time

22.2

54.6

39.6

Employed full-time

77.8

45.4

60.4


Lau et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2007 7:18   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-7-18

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