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Table 1 Weighted and unweighted demographic characteristics of respondents per time period

From: Monitoring the level of government trust, risk perception and intention of the general public to adopt protective measures during the influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in the Netherlands

Characteristics Weighted
Total period
(N = 8055)
Unweighted
Period 1
(N = 3050)
Unweighted
Period 2
(N = 2505)
Unweighted
Period 3
(N = 2499)
Sex (% female) 50.8 57.3 60.6 53.6
Age (mean/SD) 45.7 (17.69) 50.42 (17.35) 50.19 (17.32) 49.83 (17.12)
Education (%)     
1. Low 29.5 30.4 32.5 29.4
2. Intermediate 41.5 37.5 37.6 36.9
3. High 29.0 32.1 29.9 33.7
Family composition (%)     
1. No children 53.1 57.3 57.2 54.6
2. Youngest child < 4 years 10.8 9.0 8.2 11.4
3. Youngest child > 5 years 36.0 33.8 34.5 33.9
Nielsen region (%)     
1. Amsterdam 5.2 3.8 3.6 3.4
2. Rotterdam 6.3 5.7 5.7 6.5
3. The Hague 4.1 3.3 3.1 3.2
4. West 28.9 28.7 28.6 29.8
5. North 10.5 12.1 13.5 13.1
6. East 20.9 21.6 20.2 19.7
7. South 24.2 24.8 25.3 24.4
  1. SD = Standard Deviation