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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: A qualitative exploration of perspectives of physical activity and sedentary behaviour among Indian migrants in Melbourne, Australia: how are they defined and what can we learn?

  Total sample (N = 21)
N (%)
Gender
 Men 10 (47%)
 Women 11 (53%)
Age (years)
 18–35 14 (66%)
 36–55 6 (29%)
 56–65 1 (5%)
Education qualifications
 University/tertiary degree 21 (100%)
Generation
 First-generation 18 (86%)
 Second-generation 3 (14%)
Migration information
Year’s resident in Australia
  1 < 3 6 (29%)
  3–10 7 (33%)
   > 10** 8 (38%)
Age at migration (years)
   < 18 ** 4 (19%)
  19–25 9 (42.9%)
  26–35 7 (33%)
  36–45 1 (5%)
Current work
Total hours at work per week
   < 20 2 (9.5%)
  20–40 14 (67%)
   > 40 5 (24%)
Household characteristics
Additional household occupants
  Live alone 3 (14%)
  1–2 5 (24%)
  3–5 9 (42.9%)
   > 6 3 (14%)
Children in the household
  0 15 (71.5%)
  1–3 6 (28.5%)
Number of drivable motor vehicles
  0 5 (24%)
  1 8 (38%)
   > 2 8 (38%)
  1. **Second-generation those migrated from India to Australia before 12 years of age with one Indian-born parent