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Table 1 Likelihood of attending a DMHS by participant grouping

From: Health behaviours of Australian men and the likelihood of attending a dedicated men’s health service

  N (%) Mean Likelihood (SD) p-valuea
1493 (100%) 5.8 (3.3)
Likelihood
 0 (not at all likely) 203 (14%)   
 1—4 (low) 237 (16%)   
 5—6 (moderate) 313 (21%)   
 7—8 (high) 391 (26%)   
 9—10 (very high) 349 (23%)   
Age
 (18,34] 160 (11%) 5.9 (2.9) < 0.0001
 (35,49] 360 (24%) 6.2 (3.1)  
 (50,64] 533 (36%) 6.1 (3.3)  
 (65,79] 345 (23%) 5.2 (3.5)  
 (80,95] 95 (6%) 5.1 (3.8)  
Region
 Rural 399 (27%) 6.0 (3.3) 0.22
 Metro 1094 (73%) 5.7 (3.3)  
Employment status
 Employed (FT/PT) 971 (65%) 6.0 (3.2) 0.0002†
 Not working/Student/Other 104 (7%) 5.9 (3.2)  
 Retired 418 (28%) 5.2 (3.5)  
Occupation
 White collar 579 (60%) 6.0 (3.2) 0.53
 Blue collar 391 (40%) 6.1 (3.4)  
Marital Status
 Divorced/Separated 91 (6%) 5.7 (3.3) 0.98
 Married/Defacto 1165 (78%) 5.8 (3.3)  
 Never married 189 (13%) 5.9 (3.2)  
 Widowed 48 (3%) 5.7 (3.7)  
Household income
  < $50,000 531 (38%) 5.6 (3.5) 0.63
 $50,000–$100,000 525 (37%) 6.2 (3.2)  
 $100,000–$200,000 295 (21%) 5.8 (3.2)  
  > $200,000 55 (4%) 5.3 (3.2)  
Health status
 Sick 567 (38%) 5.6 (3.5) 0.02
 Healthy 926 (62%) 6.0 (3.2)  
Health-Age groups
 YH 733 (49%) 6.0 (3.1) < 0.0001
 YS 279 (19%) 6.2 (3.4)  
 OH 193 (13%) 5.8 (3.5)  
 OS 288 (19%) 4.9 (3.5)  
Number of Dr. visits (12 mths)
 Not at all 122 (8%) 5.6 (3.2) 0.73
 Once or twice 428 (29%) 5.8 (3.3)  
 3 to 5 times 428 (29%) 6.0 (3.2)  
 5+ times 504 (34%) 5.7 (3.5)  
  1. alinear regression associations (age as linear, income and Dr. visits as ordinal, others as nominal)
  2. p = 0.71 when excluding retirees (df = 1)