Table 1

Sample demographic characteristics
n %
Gender
Male 250 52.3
Female 228 47.7
Age
11 1 0.2
12 107 23.4
13 25 5.5
14 193 42.1
15 99 21.6
16 29 6.3
17 4 0.9
Ethnicity
White 438 93.2
Other ethnic backgrounds 32 6.8
 Mixed 17 3.6
 Asian 7 1.5
 Black 2 0.4
 Other 6 1.3
Knew someone with cancer§
Yes 292 66.2
No 149 33.8
Region
Scottish Highlands 155 32.4
South West England 156 32.6
English East Midlands 29 6.1
North West England 138 28.9
Country
Scotland 155 32.4
England 323 67.6

Notes:

Age not reported by 20 adolescents.

Ethnicity not reported by 8 adolescents.

§ Thirty-seven adolescents did not wish to answer this question.

Kyle et al.

Kyle et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:580   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-580

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