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Table 1 Sociodemographic Characteristics of Women and Men in the 2009 General Social Survey, Weighted Number and (%)

From: Perceived discrimination and self-rated health in Canada: an exploratory study

Characteristic Number (%)
Sex   
 Female 9,838 (50.7)
 Male 9,575 (49.3)
Age group (in years)   
 15–34 6,393 (32.9)
 35–54 7,091 (36.5)
 55 and older 5,937 (30.6)
Marital status   
 Married or common-law 12,174 (62.7)
 Widowed, separated, divorced, or single 7,230 (37.3)
Education   
 High school or less 6,287 (32.6)
 More than high school 12,984 (67.4)
Annual household income   
 0 to $19,999 1,010 (5.2)
 $20,000 to $49,999 3,622 (18.6)
 $50,000 or more 10,806 (55.6)
 Unknown or not stated 3,985 (20.5)
Visible minority   
 Yes 2,581 (13.4)
 No 16,642 (86.6)
Aboriginal   
 Yes 571 (2.9)
 No 18,850 (97.1)
Immigration status   
 Recent immigrant 1,052 (5.5)
 Non-recent immigrant 2,954 (15.4)
 Canadian-born 15,230 (79.2)
Region of residence   
 Rural 3,639 (18.7)
 Urban 15,782 (81.3)