Table 1

Age and socio-economic indicators

Base: All respondents answering relevant question

1Base: 259

2Base: 257

3Base: 258

4Base: 258

5Base: 247

%

(no)


    Age of respondents
1

18-24 years

36

(94)

25-29 years

26

(67)

30-39 years

25

(64)

40-64 years

13

(34)


    Employment status before prison
2

Unemployed/benefits

75

(193)

Full-time employment

14

(35)

Part-time employment

3

(7)

Casual employment

4

(9)

Full-time education/training

2

(5)

Other

3

(8)


    Educational qualifications
3

None of these qualifications

41

(106)

Standard Grade or equivalent

22

(58)

GNVQ/GSVQ Foundation or Intermediate or equivalent

20

(51)

Higher Grade or equivalent

4

(11)

GNVQ/GSVQ Advanced or equivalent

6

(16)

HNC, HND, SVQ Level 4, RSA Advanced Diploma or equivalent

3

(9)

First Degree, Higher Degree, SVQ Level 5 or equivalent/professional qualifications

3

(7)


    Relationships
4

Single

61

(158)

Living with partner

29

(75)

Married

3

(7)

Divorced

3

(7)

Other

4

(11)


Number of children5

No children

40

(99)

1 child

28

(70)

2 children

16

(40)

3 children

10

(24)

4+ children

6

(14)


MacAskill et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:865   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-865

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