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Table 1 Socioeconomic characteristics of study participants in Antwerp (n = 958)

From: Level of cardiovascular disease knowledge, risk perception and intention towards healthy lifestyle and socioeconomic disparities among adults in vulnerable communities of Belgium and England

Socioeconomic characteristics Mean (SD)
Age 49.8 (15.9)
  Frequency (%)
Sex
 Male 418 (43.6)
 Female 540 (56.4)
Country of birth (n = 522)
 Europe 794 (82.9)
 Outside Europe 163 (17.1)
Marital status (n = 521)
 Single 274 (28.7)
 Married 528 (55.3)
 Widowed 37 (3.9)
 Divorced 116 (12.1)
Highest years of education (n = 513)
 <10 years in school 123 (13.0)
 10-12 years in school 236 (25.0)
 13-14 years of school 146 (14.4)
 15 years 252 (26.7)
 16 years and above 188 (19.9)
Household net monthly income (€) (n = 507)
 < 833 34 (3.7)
 833 - 1.667 217 (23.4)
 1.667 - 2.500 284 (30.7)
 2.500 - 3.333 167 (18.0)
 3.333 - 4.167 106 (11.4)
 > 4.167 118 (12.7)
  1. SD Standard deviation