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Table 4 Comparison of Ten to Men participants with 2011 Census data for males age 10–55 in Major Cities, Inner Regional and Outer Regional RAs

From: The Australian longitudinal study on male health-methods

Characteristic Ten to men %a
n = 15,988
2011 census %
N = 6,472,834
Age
 10–19 17.1 21.3
 20–29 17.6 22.2
 30–39 23.1 22.8
 40–49 26.8 22.2
 50–55 15.5 12.5
Australian born 77.7 69.2
Indigenous origin 2.8 2.2
Region
 Major City 57.6 74
 Inner Regional 22.7 16.9
 Outer Regional 19.6 9.1
Socio-economic Disadvantage (SEIFAb)
 1st Quintile 19.1 18.3
 2nd Quintile 18.6 19.5
 3rd Quintile 22.4 20.1
 4th Quintile 20.3 20.5
 5th Quintile 19.5 20.9
  1. a all proportions based on unweighted frequency counts
  2. b Australian Bureau of Statistics, Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas - Index of Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage (IRSD). This is general socio-economic index produced from census data summarising range of indicators of economic and social disadvantage [32]. Lower IRSD scores indicate greater disadvantage