Table 1

Characteristics of the study (n = 97) and BCNS participants (n = 1823)

Characteristic

Study Sample

N (% of total)

BCNS

N (% of total)


Gender:


Male

28 (28.9%)**

868 (47.6%)


Female

69 (71.1%)**

955 (52.4%)


Education level1:


Completed high school or less

21 (21.6%)**

737 (40.8%)


Technical school/some university

46 (47.4%)

810 (44.8%)


University degree

30 (30.9%)***

261 (14.4%)


Marital status2:


Married or common law

37 (38.1%)***

1178 (65.2%)


Divorced/separated/never married/widowed

27 (27.8%)

358 (19.8%)


Single

33 (34.0%)***

273 (15.1%)


Smokers

20 (20.6%)

301 (16.5%)


**p < 0.001

***p < 0.0001

1For this variable, total N for BCNS = 1808 and for study sample = 96

2For this variable, total N for BCNS = 1806

Davison and Kaplan BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:10   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-10

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