Table 1

Socio-Demographic Characteristics of Participants
Frequency Percent
Age
18 to 39 years old 59 36.9
40 year old and over 101 63.1
Gender
Male 67 37.4
Female 112 62.6
Ethnicity
White 85 47.8
Black 63 35.4
Other 30 16.9
Marital Status
Single, never married 75 41.7
Married and living with spouse 53 29.4
Married but separated from spouse 14 7.8
Divorced 22 12.2
Widowed 8 4.4
Other* 8 4.4
Educational Qualification
Degree or Degree Equivalent 63 41.7
Higher Educational Qualification (below degree) 12 7.9
A Levels, Vocational Level 3 & Equivalents 30 19.9
Trade Apprenticeships 27 17.9
Qualifications at Level 1 or below 4 2.6
Other Qualification: Level Unknown 3 2.0
No Qualifications 12 7.9
National Statistics Socio-economic Classification
Managerial and professional occupations (Level 1) 89 48.4
Intermediate occupations (Level 2) 16 8.7
Small employers and own account workers (Level 3) 10 5.4
Lower supervisory and technical occupations (Level 4) 14 7.6
Semi-routine and routine occupations (Level 5) 19 10.3
Students, occupations not stated or not classifiable 36 19.6

*3 “Co-habiting”, 1 “Civil Partnership”, 2 “Partner” (No further details provided), 2 Non responses.

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