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Table 1 Participant socio-demographic characteristics (N = 381)

From: Understanding public attitudes to death talk and advance care planning in Northern Ireland using health behaviour change theory: a qualitative study

Age Freq (%)
  18–24 30 (7.9%)
  25–34 56 (14.7%)
  35–44 76 (19.9%)
  45–54 86 (22.6%)
  55–64 91 (23.9%)
  65–69 17 (4.5%)
  70–74 16 (4.2%)
  75–79 6 (1.6%)
  80–84 2 (0.5%)
  85 +  1 (0.3%)
Gender
  Male 90 (23.6%)
  Female 290 (76.1%)
  Other 1 (0.3%)
Ethnicity
  White 372 (97.6%)
  Pakistani 1 (0.3%)
  Mixed ethnicity 5 (1.3%)
  Other ethnicity 3 (0.8%)
Relationship status
  Single 75 (19.8%)
  Married/partner 248 (65.4%)
  Divorced 31 (8.2%)
  Separated 11 (2.9%)
  Widowed 14 (3.7%)
Chronic physical health condition
  Yes 68 (18.2%)
Chronic mental health
  Yes 31 (9%)
Disability
  Yes 52 (13.8%)
Religion (current)
  None 205 (53.9%)
  Christian (of no/different denomination(s)) 100 (26.3%)
  Roman Catholic 132 (34.9%)
  Non-Christian 7 (1.9%)
Religion (brought up with)
  None 44 (11.6%)
  Christian (of no/different denomination(s)) 195 (51.5%)
  Roman Catholic 132 (34.9%)
  Non-Christian 7 (1.9%)
Education
  Primary 1 (0.3%)
  Secondary 70 (18.4%
  Graduate 310 (81.3%)
  Emigrated to Northern Ireland from another country 50 (14.9%)
  (of which) duration of time living in Northern Ireland > 15 years 35 (10.4%)