Table 1

Participant demographics and comparison with general population

Category

Number of Participants (n = 98)

Participants (%)*

General Population+ (%)*


Sex

Female

58

59

51

Age

20–39

37

38

37

40–59

35

36

39

≥ 60

26

27

23

Highest Level of Education

High school or less

26

26

44

Some post-secondary

18

18.7

10

Completed post-secondary

42

42.7

41

Post graduate or professional degree

12

12.5

5

Other Categories

Visible Minority

14

14

13

Aboriginal

2

2

4

Disabled

11

11

5


* Percentages may not add up to 100, due to rounding

+ Total population demographic data: 2001 Census, Statistics Canada.

Willison et al. BMC Medical Ethics 2008 9:18   doi:10.1186/1472-6939-9-18

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