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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of study subjects

From: Comparison of indicators of material circumstances in the context of an epidemiological study

Characteristic Males N = 177 (%) Females N = 499 (%) Total N = 676 (%)
Age (years)    
   29-49 5.6 12.8 10.9
   50-59 12.4 30.9 26.0
   60-69 57.1 37.5 42.6
   ≥ 70 24.9 18.8 20.4
Marital status    
   Married/cohabitating 75.1 52.3 58.3
   Single 7.9 12.4 11.2
   Separated/divorced 13.0 17.4 16.3
   Widowed 4.0 17.8 14.2
Level of education    
   Primary 38.4 27.5 30.3
   High-school 41.8 47.1 45.7
   Post-secondary 19.8 25.5 24.0
Ancestry    
   French 69.5 70.9 70.6
   Other 30.5 29.1 29.4
Respondent    
   Self 88.1 86.6 87.0
   Other 11.9 13.4 13.0
Country of origin    
   Canada 78.5 80.4 79.9
   Other 21.5 19.6 20.1
Smoking status    
   Never 11.3 31.6 26.5
   Ex-smoker 62.1 44.1 48.8
   Current smoker 26.6 24.0 24.7