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Table 2 Unweighted and weighted baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Surname lists to identify South Asian and Chinese ethnicity from secondary data in Ontario, Canada: a validation study

Characteristic South Asian Chinese General population
Unweighted    
   N 1,400 1,129 67,330
   Surname-derived ethnicity    
South Asian 654 4 129
Chinese 9 899 139
General population 737 226 67,062
Weighted    
   Proportion of the population 5.4% 4.0% 90.6%
   Sex    
Male 54.7% 52.5% 48.4%
Female 45.3% 47.5% 51.6%
   Age    
44 or younger 64.4% 62.6% 52.0%
45 to 64 29.2% 27.6% 31.4%
65 or older 6.4% 9.8% 16.6%
   Immigration status    
Born in Canada 7.0% 9.6% 73.7%
Immigrant ≤10 years 47.2% 38.1% 6.0%
Immigrant 11 to 20 years 25.9% 28.3% 4.8%
Immigrant > 20 years 19.9% 24.0% 15.5%