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Table 5 Demographic characteristics of respondents (n = 735; second survey)

From: Effect of an education program on improving knowledge of schizophrenia among parents of junior and senior high school students in Japan

Characteristic n %
Age (years)   
30-39 41 5.6
40-49 541 73.6
50-59 152 20.7
60-69 1 0.1
Gender   
Male 389 52.9
Female 346 47.1
Education   
Junior high school 7 1.0
High school 217 29.5
Vocational school 97 13.2
Junior college 83 11.3
University 298 40.5
Graduate school 32 4.4
Others 1 0.1
Family structure   
2 parents 568 77.3
1 parent 27 3.7
3 generations 129 17.6
Others 11 1.5
Family income (US dollars)   
< 11,000 14 1.9
11,000-32,000 58 7.9
32,000-53,000 167 22.7
53,000-110,000 386 52.5
> 110,000 110 15.0
Proximity to person with schizophrenia   
Yes 32 4.4
No 703 95.6
Occupation   
Agriculture, forestry and fisheries 3 0.4
Production labour service 175 23.8
Transportation and communication 38 5.2
Sales and marketing 94 12.8
Service industry 108 14.7
Professionals 121 16.5
Others 37 5.0
Unemployed 159 21.6
Participation in welfare activities for people with mental illness   
Yes 49 6.7
No 686 93.3