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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents to the five surveys (%)

From: Social and health outcomes following upgrades to a national housing standard: a multilevel analysis of a five-wave repeated cross-sectional survey

  2009 (n = 2075) 2011 (n = 2219) 2012 (n = 2015) 2014 (n = 1991) 2016 (n = 1709)
Male 31 35 36 35 35
Age under 36 15 15 15 15 12
Age 36–45 12 11 10 10 10
Age 46–54 11 11 12 11 12
Age 55–64 17 16 17 16 16
Age 65+ 41 44 45 48 48
No qualification 39 56 58 54 49
Housing benefit recipient 61 68 70 70 68
WIMD quartile 1 19 24 20 21 18
WIMD quartile 2 37 36 36 37 38
WIMD quartile 3 32 29 31 30 31
WIMD quartile 4 13 12 13 13 14
Retired 35 43 45 47 43
Not working other 36 36 37 33 34
Current smoker 34 33 34 30 29
Past smoker 29 29 24 29 29
Face to face interview 15 44 50 52 53
Postal questionnaire 85 56 50 48 47