Table 5

Descriptive statistics of respondent demographics
Baseline (pre-campaign) Follow-up (post-campaign)
n (%) n (%)
Region Intervention Control TOTAL Intervention Control TOTAL
Respondents 357 (44.2) 451 (55.8) 808 (100) 316 (44.5) 394 (55.5) 710 (100)
Sex
  Male 167 (46.8) 185 (41.0) 352 (43.6) 143 (45.3) 160 (40.6) 303 (42.7)
  Female 190 (53.2) 266 (59.0) 456 (56.4) 173 (54.7) 234 (59.4) 407 (57.3)
Age
  Mean 67.0 67.6 67.3 67.5 67.9 67.7
  SD 8.0 8.7 8.4 7.9 8.6 8.3
  Range 55-88 55-96 55-96 55-89 55-95 55-95
Cultural diversity
  Born overseas 103 (28.9)* 54 (12.0)* 157 (19.4) 92 (29.1)* 45 (11.4)* 131 (15.5)
  Other language 19 (5.3) 16 (3.6) 35 (4.3) 17 (5.4) 11 (2.8) 28 (3.9)
  ATSI 3 (0.8) 4 (0.9) 7 (0.9) 3 (1.0) 3 (0.8) 6 (0.9)
Asthma diagnosis
(ever) 71 (19.9) 98 (21.7) 169 (20.9) 56 (17.7) 76 (19.3) 132 (18.6)

Chi-square differences between regions * p < .001.

Evers et al.

Evers et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:759   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-759

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