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Table 1 Demographic information of sample on selected variables

From: Heat protection behaviour in the UK: results of an online survey after the 2013 heatwave

Variable Statistic Total N (%) UK population (%)
Age: Mean: 54.37, SD = 18.82 Mean: 45.00, SD = 27.27
18-25 160 (10.7%) 10.6%
26-60 743 (49.7%) 46.3%
61-75 405 (27.1%) 14.5%
76+ 187 (12.5%) 7.3%
Sex:   
Female 754 (50.5 %) 50.8 %
Male 735 (49.3 %) 49.2 %
Ethnicity:   
White 1407 (94.4 %) 86.0 %
Non White 83 (5.6 %) 14.0 %
Highest level of Education:   
GCSE/O level/vocational level 2, Level 1 and below or no qualification 492 (32.9 %) 51.2 %
A level/vocational level 3 304 (20.3 %) 12.3 %
Higher Education 660 (44.1 %) 27.2 %
Other, including foreign 38 (2.5 %) 5.7 %
Regional location   
East and Midlands 533 (36.6 %) 25.3 %
London 172 (11.8 %) 12.9 %
North 266 (18.3 %) 23.6 %
South 343 (23.6 %) 22.0 %
Scotland 68 (4.7 %) 8.4 %
Wales 58 (4.0 %) 4.8 %
Northern Ireland 16 (1.1 %) 2.9 %
Annual pre-tax household income:
< £15,000 288 (20.1 %) 20.2 %
£15,000 - £29,999 528 (36.9 %) 32.2 %
£30,000 - £49,999 387 (27.0 %) 24.2 %
> £50,000 229 (16.0 %) 23.4 %