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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)