Table 1

Demographic Profile of Youth Participants
Characteristic Category N (N=75) %
Age Mean = 14.5
SD = 2.1
Range = 11–19 years
Gender Male 20 27%
Female 55 73%
Ethnicity European 47 63%
Canadian Aboriginal Canadian Aborigin Canadian Aboriginal 8 11%
Other (Asian, African, Jewish, Arabic, Canadian) 14 18%
Not Sure/No Response 6 8%
Residential Situation Single parent household 13 17%
Two parent household 53 71%
Other (e.g. living with grandparents, step-parents, foster parents) 9 12%
Geographic Location Urban 42 56%
Rural 33 44%
Income Status Low income (≤$35,000.00) 6 8%
Middle income ($35,001.00-$70,000.00) 54 72%
High income (>$70,001.00) 8 11%
Not Sure/No Response 7 9%
Family History of Cancer Parent with a cancer history 8 11%
Sibling with a cancer history 3 4%
Relative with a cancer history 11 15%
No family history 53 70%

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Woodgate and Kreklewetz BMC Public Health 2012 12:965   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-965

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