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Table 1 Description of study population overall and by vaccination status

From: Knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of older adults about pneumococcal immunization, a Public Health Agency of Canada/Canadian Institutes of Health Research Influenza Research Network (PCIRN) investigation

   Total (n = 863) Vaccinated* (n = 502)
   n % n %
Sex Male 354 41.0 176 49.7
  Female 509 59.0 326 64.0
Age category 65- < 70 303 35.1 138 45.5
  70- < 80 407 47.2 272 66.8
  80 + 153 17.7 92 60.1
Highest level of education completed Primary & secondary school 282 32.8 177 62.8
  College 185 21.5 114 61.6
  University 369 42.9 195 52.8
  Other  15  1.7 9 60
  Prefer not to answer  10  1.2 5 50
Household income < $35,000 178 20.8 110 61.8
  $35,000 to $75,000 323 37.7 199 61.6
  Over $75,000 173 20.2 89 51.5
  Prefer not to answer 182 21.3 100 55.0
Ethnicity White/Caucasian 820 95.0 475 57.9
  Asian  29  3.4 20 69.0
  Other  14  1.6 7 50.0
Frailty Very fit 349 40.4 195 55.9
  Well 309 35.8 176 57.0
  Well, with treated co-morbid disease 177 20.5 116 65.5
  Apparently Vulnerable/Mildly frail  28  3.2 15 53.6
Centre Ottawa  43  5.0 16 37.2
  Halifax 161 18.7 92 57.1
  Hamilton  33  3.8 9 27.3
  Montreal 155 18.0 117 75.5
  Winnipeg 101 11.7 66 65.4
  Vancouver 118 13.7 73 61.9
  Toronto 147 17.0 60 40.8
  Quebec City 105 12.2 69 65.7
  1. *Number and percent of vaccinated individuals within each category.