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Table 1 Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of men (n = 501)

From: Key health promotion factors among male members of staff at a higher educational institution: A cross-sectional postal survey

Factors number percentage
Age
24 and under 16 3
25–33 55 11
34–42 131 26
43–50 118 24
51–59 131 26
60 and over 50 10
Marital status
Single 94 19
Married/living with partner 386 77
Separate/divorced 21 4
Ethnic origin
White/British or European 469 94
Asian/Indian/Pakistani/Bangladeshi 9 2
Chinese 8 2
Other South Asian 5 1
Black African 3 < 1
Any mixed background & other 7 1
Educational/Professional qualifications
No qualifications 26 5
Standard/O-grades/GCSEs 19 4
Higher/A levels 9 2
Vocational/Further education 53 11
University undergraduate degree 76 15
University postgraduate degree 318 64
Job description
Full time 447 89
Shift work 18 4
Part time 34 7
Contract description
Permanent 369 74
Short term/less then 1 year 15 3
Fixed term 60 12
1–4 years 51 10
Other 6 1
Job title
Professor/reader 81 16
Lecturer/senior lecturer 127 25
Research fellow 59 12
Research assistant 13 3
Teaching fellow/assistant 22 4
Administrative staff 39 8
Support secretarial 11 2
Support technical 51 10
Support manual 44 9
Other 54 11
Line management or supervisory responsibilities
Yes 292 58