Table 1

Demographic characteristics of respondents, survey 1, 2 and 3

Characteristics

Survey 1

Survey 2

Survey 3

follow-up

Data Statistics NL

30 April-4 May

15-19 June

11-20 August

1-1-2009

(n = 456)

(n = 478)

(n = 934)


Sex

Male

52%

52%

52%

50%

Female

48%

49%

48%

51%

Age

18-29 years

13%

12%

12%

18%

30-49 years

33%

40%

36%

37%

Above 50 years

55%

49%

52%

44%

Ethnicity

Dutch

90%

92%

92%

80%

Non-dutch

10%

8%

8%

20%

Education

Low

40%

39%

38%

33%

Intermediate

38%

38%

36%

41%

High

22%

23%

26%

25%

Employment status

Employed

-

61%

57%

76%

Unemployed/Retired

-

40%

43%

24%

Marital status

Single

-

17%

19%

Married/Cohabitating

-

76%

73%

Divorced/Widowed

-

7%

7%

Children < 18 years in household

Yes

-

27%

27%

No

-

73%

73%


'-' data not collected in survey 1.

Bults et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-2

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