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Table 1 Participant demographics

From: Public perceptions during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada: a demographic analysis of self-reported beliefs, behaviors, and information acquisition

Participant Characteristics Number (%)a
Gender (n = 1979)
 Woman/girl 1080 (54.6)
 Man/boy 899 (45.4)
Age (in years) (n = 1996)
 Mean (SD) 50 (34-66)
  18-29 303 (15.2)
  30-44 505 (25.3)
  45-64 637 (31.9)
  65+ 551 (27.6)
Highest Education (n = 1975)
 High school equivalent, or less 396 (20.1)
 Trade or technical college; some college/university 475 (24.1)
 College/University/Postgraduate degree 1104 (55.9)
Total Household Income (n = 1741)
 0$ - $49,999 600 (34.5)
 $50,000 - $99,999 658 (37.8)
 $100,000 or more 513 (29.5)
  1. aFrequencies and percent are noted unless otherwise indicated. Prefer not to answer response options are excluded from data analyses and individual n reported