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Table 1 Basic sample demographics for Surveys 1 and 2

From: Cross-sectional telephone surveys as a tool to study epidemiological factors and monitor seasonal influenza activity in Malta

  n = 406 Survey 1 n = 406 Survey 2 Population Data [32]
Sex
 Female 207 51.0% 212 52.2% 50.5%
 Male 199 49.0% 194 47.8% 49.5%
Current Status
 Employees 189 46.5% 183 45.1% n/a
 Pensioners 89 21.8% 93 22.8% n/a
 Housewives/husbands 87 21.5% 91 22.5% n/a
 Students 30 7.5% 33 8.1% n/a
 Unemployed 11 2.7% 6 1.5% n/a
Level of Education
 Primary 76 18.7% 79 19.5% n/a
 Secondary 222 54.6% 212 52.3% n/a
 Diploma 55 13.5% 60 14.9% n/a
 Tertiary 54 13.2% 54 13.3% n/a
Age
 18–25 53 13.1% 49 12.1% 12.5%
 26–35 58 14.3% 64 15.8% 18.3%
 36–45 63 15.5% 55 13.6% 15.2%
 46–55 71 17.5% 63 15.5% 17.8%
 56–65 91 22.4% 82 20.2% 17.8%
 66+ 70 17.2% 93 22.9% 18.4%
    Average number of individuals per household  
   2.9 (SD = 1.1)   2.8 (SD = 1.0)