Table 1

Characteristics of participating parents
Characteristic N (%) or mean (SD)
Gender of the parent
 - Male 5 (16%)
- Female 27 (84%)
Age
 - 35-44 10 (31%)
 - 45-54 19 (59%)
 - 55-64 2 (6%)
 - 65 or over 1 (3%)
Marital status
 - Married 25 (78%)
 - Divorced/Separated/Single 7 (22%)
Parents education
 - Less than yr 10 1 (3%)
 - Completed yr 10 5 (16%)
 - Completed Yr 12 8 (25%)
 - Tertiary diploma or degree 9 (28%)
 - Post graduate degree/s 8 (25%)
Employment
 - Full time/part time 28 (88%)
 - Unemployed 2 (6%)
 - Retired 1 (3%)
 - Full-time study 1 (3%)
Australian born 22 (69%)
Overseas born (one Canada, one Netherlands, one Fiji, one Ireland, two New Zealand, one South Africa, two USA and one Zimbabwe) 10 (31%)
Language spoken at home
 - English only 31 (97%)
 - English and another language 1 (3%) - Hindi

Gilligan and Kypri

Gilligan and Kypri BMC Public Health 2012 12:491   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-491

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