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Table 1 Demographical information of participants

From: Canadian survey on pandemic flu preparations

Demographic Variable Mean (SD) Total Sample Frequency (%) Form A Frequency Form B Frequency Refused
Age - Years 51(17)   52(17) 49(16)  
Sex   501 259 242  
   Male   176(35%) 90(34%) 86(35%)  
   Female   325(65%) 169(66%) 156(65%)  
Marital Status   493 256 237 8
   Single   107(22%) 54(22%) 53(22%)  
   Married   311(63%) 160(63%) 151(63%)  
   Widowed   30(6%) 19(7%) 11(6%)  
   Separated   14(3%) 7(2%) 7(3%)  
   Divorced   31(6%) 15(6%) 15(6%)  
Parity   494 257 237 7
   Children   376(76%) 198(76%) 178(76%)  
   No Children   118(24%) 59(24%) 59(24%)  
Education   492 254 238 9
   < High School   39(8%) 20(8%) 19(8%)  
   High School   126(26%) 72(28%) 54(23%)  
   Some College   49(10%) 26(10%) 23(10%)  
   College   97(20%) 42(17%) 55(23%)  
   University   135(27%) 70(28%) 65(27%)  
   Masters   36(7%) 19(7%) 17(7%)  
   Phd   10(2%) 5(2%) 5(2%)  
Employment   495 257 238 6
   Full time   261(53%) 141(55%) 120(53%)  
   Part time   53(11%) 23(9%) 30(11%)  
   Not employed   181(37%) 93(36%) 88(37%)  
Ethnicity   496 257 239 5
   Caucasian   407(82%) 205(80%) 202(85%)  
   Asian   21(4%) 12(5%) 9(4%)  
   Hispanic   8(2%) 5(2%) 3(1%)  
   Canadian African   19(4%) 12(5%) 7(3%)  
   Canadian   2(>1%) 2(1%) 0(0%)  
   Caribbean   11(2%) 7(3%) 4(6%)  
   Aboriginal Other   28(6%) 14(5%) 14(6%)  
Residential   497 259 238 4
   Urban   303(61%) 158(61%) 145(61%)  
   Rural   194(39%) 101(39%) 93(39%)  
Province   501 261 240  
   British Columbia   65(13%) 33(13%) 32(13%)  
   Alberta   52(10%) 26(10%) 26(11%)  
   Saskatchewan   14(3%) 5(2%) 9(4%)  
   Manitoba   19(4%) 10(4%) 9(4%)  
   Ontario   197(40%) 104(40%) 93(39%)  
   Quebec   117(23%) 63(24%) 54(23%)  
   Newfoundland   8(1%) 5(2%) 3(1%)  
   New Brunswick   13(3%) 5(2%) 8(3%)  
   Nova Scotia   14(3%) 8(3%) 6(2%)  
   Prince Edward Island   2(<1%) 2(<1%) 0(0%)