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Table 1 Sociodemographic profile of respondents, Reunion, 2016

From: A cross sectional survey to estimate prevalence and associated factors of asthma on Reunion Island, Indian Ocean

  N observed % estimated 95% CI
Gender
 Male 1080 47.3% [45.0%; 49.6%]
 Female 1339 52.7% [50.4%; 55.0%]
Age groups
 18–19 years 138 8.3% [7.0%; 9.6%]
 20–24 years 401 18.1% [16.3%; 19.9%]
 25–29 years 301 17.3% [15.5%; 19.1%]
 30–34 years 369 17.2% [15.4%; 19.0%]
 35–39 years 460 18.7% [16.9%; 20.5%]
 40–44 years 750 20.4% [18.5%; 22.3%]
Occupation-status
 Actively employed (salaried or otherwise) 1271 48.4% [46.1%; 50.7%]
 Actively unemployed 521 22.7% [20.7%; 24.7%]
 Never worked (inactive) 179 9.4% [8.0%; 10.8%]
 Other inactive (retirees…) 448 19.5% [17.6%; 21.4%]
Socio-professional categories
 Clerks 747 29.6% [27.5%; 31.7%]
 Laborers 419 18.6% [16.8%; 20.4%]
 Intermediate occupations 368 13.7% [12,1%; 15,3%]
 Senior managers, liberal professions 170 5.6% [4.5%; 6.7%]
 Artisans, traders, company managers 64 2.6% [27.5%; 31.7%]
 Farmers 24 1.0% [0.5%; 1.5%]
 Others and inactives 627 28.8% [26.7%; 30.9%]
Marital status
 Single 1256 56.2% [53.9%; 58.5%]
 Married or civil partnership 674 23.1% [21.1%; 25.1%]
 Not married but cohabiting 394 17.9% [16.1%; 19.7%]
 Divorced 74 2.2% [1.5%; 2.9%]
 Widower 10 0.3% [0.0%; 0.6%]
 Unspecified 11 0.5% [0.2%; 0.8%]
Place of birth
 Reunion 1914 79.6% [77.7%; 81.5%]
 Mainland France 370 14.4% [12.8%; 16.0%]
 Mayotte 39 2.5% [1.8%; 3.2%]
 Madagascar 38 1.4% [0.9%; 1.9%]
 Mauritius 19 0.6% [0.2%; 1.0%]
 Other 39 1.5% [0.9%; 2.1%]
Length of time in Reunion
 Less than 5 years 153 7.0% [5.8%; 8.2%]
 Between 5 and 10 years 107 4.4% [3.4%; 5.4%]
 Between 10 and 15 years 138 4.5% [3.5%; 5.5%]
 Between 15 and 30 years 895 43.8% [41.5%; 46.1%]
 More than 30 years 1125 40.2% [37.9%; 42.5%]
 Unspecified 1 0.0%
Total 2419 100%