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Table 1 Demographic Information for Participants With and Without a Mental Health Condition

From: Self-reported suboptimal sleep and receipt of sleep assessment and treatment among persons with and without a mental health condition in Australia: a cross sectional study

  Persons with a mental health condition (n = 184) Persons without a mental health condition (n = 1081) Total (N = 1265)
Marital statusa
 Single (never married) 44 (24) 189 (18) 233 (18)
 Widowed 18 (10) 88 (8) 106 (8)
 Divorced 15 (8) 53 (5) 68 (5)
 Separated not divorced 13 (7) 21 (2) 34 (3)
 Married 74 (40) 639 (59) 713 (56)
 De facto 18 (10) 86 (8) 104 (8)
 No response 2 (1) 5 (1) 7 (1)
Gendera
 Male 73 (40) 525 (49) 598 (47)
Agea
 18–25 20 (11) 94 (9) 114 (9)
 26–64 114 (62) 586 (55) 700 (56)
 65+ 50 (27) 393 (37) 443 (35)
 No response 0 (0) 8 (1) 8 (1)
Identify to be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islandera
 Yes 5 (3) 22 (2) 27 (2)
 No 178 (97) 1054 (98) 1232 (97)
 Unsure/ no response 1 (1) 5 (1) 6 (1)
Highest level of education (complete or incomplete)a
 Pre-school 0 (0) 3 (0) 3 (0)
 Infants/primary school 3 (2) 17 (2) 20 (2)
 Secondary/high school 62 (34) 332 (31) 394 (31)
 Technical or further educational institution (e.g. TAFE colleges) 32 (17) 211 (20) 243 (19)
 University or other higher educational institution 86 (47) 512 (47) 598 (47)
 No schooling/no response 1 (1) 6 (1) 7 (1)
Employment status a,&
 Employed full-time 42 (23) 393 (36) 435 (34)
 Employed part-time/casual 32 (17) 223 (21) 255 (20)
 Unemployed 20 (11) 35 (3) 55 (4)
 Retired/pension 73 (40) 383 (35) 456 (36)
 Student 6 (3) 23 (2) 29 (2)
 Home duties 8 (4) 17 (2) 25 (2)
 No response 3 (2) 7 (0) 10 (1)
State or territory residinga
 Australian Capital Territory (ACT) 0 (0) 19 (2) 19 (2)
 New South Wales (NSW) 51 (28) 323 (30) 374 (30)
 Northern Territory (NT) 1 (1) 11 (1) 12 (1)
 Queensland (QLD) 45 (25) 236 (22) 282 (22)
 South Australia (SA) 20 (11) 86 (8) 106 (8)
 Tasmania (TAS) 4 (2) 30 (3) 34 (3)
 Victoria (VIC) 39 (21) 268 (25) 307 (24)
 Western Australia (WA) 23 (13) 104 (10) 127 (10)
 No response 0 (0) 4 (0) 4 (0)
Geographic distributiona
 City 100 (54) 562 (52) 662 (52)
 Town 34 (19) 224 (23) 278 (22)
 Rural area 49 (27) 271 (25) 320 (25)
 Unsure/ no response 1 (1) 4 (0) 5 (0)
Type of mental health condition (12-month)a,*
 Depression 128 (70) 128 (10)
 Anxiety disorder 108 (59) 108 (9)
 Schizophrenia 6 (3) 6 (1)
 Bi-polar disorder 9 (5) 9 (1)
 Personality disorder 7 (4) 7 (1)
 Other form of psychosis 3 (2) 3 (0)
 Substance use disorder 2 (1) 2 (0)
 Other mental health condition 20 (11) 18 (1)
 None of the above n/a 1058 (84)
 No response 0 (0) 23 (2)
  1. a Number (%); b Mean (standard deviation); & Primary employment status; * Multiple responses permitted