Table 1

Demographics of respondents included in the sample population across the four countries assessed
UK (n=912) France (n=899) Poland (n=871) Malaysia (n=832)
Age (years) 18–34: 40% 18–34: 40% 18–24: 22% 18–24: 38%
35–54: 41% 35–54: 40% 25–40: 43% 25–30: 36%
≥55: 19% ≥55: 20% ≥41: 42% 31–40: 22%
≥41: 5%
Sex
Male 47% 47% 44% 50%
Female 53% 53% 56% 50%
Social class ABC1: 63% NR NR Employed: 73%
C2DE: 37% Unemployed: 5%
Student: 22%
Income NR Low: 36% NR Up to RM1999: 24%
Medium: 25% RM2000–2999: 18%
High: 19% RM3000–4999: 22%
Refused to answer: 20% RM5000+: 17%
Refused to answer: 19%
Household size
One member 14% NR NR NR
Two members 33%
Three members 21%
Four members 21%
Five or more 10%
Locality NR Urban: 58% Urban: 77% City: 67%
Rural: 42% Rural: 23% Suburbs: 22%
Small town: 9%
Rural: 2%

NR, not recorded; RM, Malaysian ringgit (monthly).

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