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Table 1 Participant Characteristics

From: What public health interventions do people in Canada prefer to fund? A discrete choice experiment

  Unweighted Target Weighted
N (%) (%) N (%)
Age
 16 to 30 years 165 (5.4) 22.6 552.8 (18.1)
 31 to 64 years 1654 (54.2) 57.9 1823.1 (59.7)
 65 years or older 1235 (40.4) 19.5 678.1 (22.2)
Gender
 Man 1227 (40.2) 49.3 1465.0 (48.0)
 Woman 1569 (51.4) 50.6 1584.7 (51.9)
 Non-binary 105 (3.5) 0.1 4.3 (0.1)
Province
 Atlantic Canada 264 (8.6) 6.6 220.7 (7.2)
 British Columbia 720 (23.6) 13.2 417.4 (13.7)
 Ontario 1018 (33.3) 38.3 1200.5 (39.3)
 The Prairies 886 (29.0) 18.3 573.4 (18.8)
 Quebec 151 (4.9) 23.2 632.0 (20.7)
 The Territories 15 (0.5) 0.3 9.9 (0.3)
Ethnicity
 African, Caribbean, or Black 84 (2.8) 3.5 76.2 (2.5)
 Indigenous 159 (5.2) 4.9 190.0 (6.2)
 White 2237 (73.2) 72.8 2351.1 (77.0)
 Other 574 (18.8) 18.8 436.7 (14.3)
Educational Attainment
 High School Diploma or Lower 471 (15.4) 44.7 1335.0 (43.8)
 Advanced Training, below Bachelors level 1239 (40.6) 32.0 1008.4 (33.1)
 Advanced Training, Bachelors level or Above 1342 (44.0) 23.3 705.6 (23.1)
Income
 Under $30,000 578 (18.9) 45.1 1343.7 (44.0)
 $30,000 to less than $60,000 779 (25.5) 21.2 722.0 (23.6)
 $60,000 to less than $90,000 653 (21.4) 23.3 333.6 (10.9)
 $90,000 or more 1044 (34.2) 10.4 654.7 (21.4)
Political Affiliation
 Bloc Québécois 65 (2.1) 6.8 189.0 (6.2)
 Conservative Party of Canada 1432 (46.9) 28.8 967.8 (31.7)
 Green Party of Canada 294 (9.6) 4.6 234.6 (7.7)
 Liberal Party of Canada 563 (18.4) 35.3 1087.7 (35.6)
 New Democratic Party (NDP) 700 (22.9) 19.4 574.8 (18.8)
Time Spent on Social Media
 Less than 30 minutes per day 1677 (54.9) 50.0 1518.8 (49.7)
 More than 30 minutes per day 1377 (45.0) 50.0 1535.1 (50.2)