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Table 1 Participants’ characteristics

From: The influence of clinic care on perceptions and knowledge of non-communicable diseases and physical activity from a low-resourced community: a mixed-method study

Variable Value
 ≥ 50 years (age) 86%
Socio-economic variables
Highest level of education:
  No schooling 25%
  High school 68%
  Diploma 7%
Employment status
  Employed 21%
  Unemployed 34%
  Unable to work or retired 45%
Marital status
  Married 27%
  Single 40%
  Widowed 7%
  Unspecified 26%
Persons in household
  1 – 3 43%
  4 – 6 48%
   > 6 9%
Household income (annual)
  Less than R100 000 83%
  R100 000 – R250 000 9%
  R250 000 – R400 000 8%