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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of men with and without disabilities

From: Inequalities in socio-economic characteristics and health and wellbeing of men with and without disabilities: a cross-sectional analysis of the baseline wave of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Male Health

  Disability No disability P value
N % n %
Age
 18–24 years 126 13.4 1844 14.6 p < 0.001
 25–34 years 190 20.2 2866 22.7
 35–44 years 242 25.7 3833 30.4
 45–55 years 384 40.8 4084 32.3
 Mean, SD 39.5 11.0 38.0 10.6 p < 0.001
Country of birth
 Australia 775 82.3 9597 76.0 p < 0.001
 Other 167 17.7 3030 24.0
Language spoken at home
 English 870 94.2 11,405 91.3 p = 0.003
 Other 54 5.8 1081 8.7
Indigenous status
 Not ATSI 888 95.1 12,308 97.9 p < 0.001
 ATSI 46 4.9 267 2.1
Relationship status
 Married/de facto 518 55.7 8501 67.8 p < 0.001
 Separated/widowed/divorced 118 12.7 773 6.2
 Single 294 31.6 3261 26.0
Area of residence
 City 469 49.8 7427 58.9 p < 0.001
 Inner regional 262 27.8 2817 22.3
 Outer regional 210 22.3 2374 18.8