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Table 2 Socio-Demographic Characteristics of Respondents (n = 504)

From: What were they thinking when providing preference measurements for generic health states? The evidence for HUI3

Demographic Variable Variable Category % of Respondents
Age (years):: mean = 43 years (SD 18)   
Gender Female 59
Male 42
Present health rating Excellent 27
Very good 42
Good 22
Fair 8
Poor 2
Marital status Single 29
Married/common-law 52
Divorced/Separated 12
Widowed 7
Education High school or less 50
Apprenticeship, certificate, part or complete Bachelor’ degree 45
Post-graduate or Professional degree 5
Religion Roman Catholic 32
Anglican 14
United 13
Other Protestant 11
Other, Non-Protestant 17
No religious preference 14
Employment status Employed 56
Unemployed 4
Unable to work due to health problem 6
Retired/Student/Keeping house 31
Other 3
Family incomea Low (< 70% of national mediana) 38
Middle (70% to 165% of national median) 43
High (> 165% of national median) 15
Refused 4
  1. Note: Category percentages may not sum to 100& due to rounding
  2. aThe categories for Family Income variable categories relative to median for Canada during survey year
  3. Source: Statistics Canada. Annual Estimates for Census Families and Individuals (T1 Family File). http://www23.statcan.gc.ca/imdb-bmdi/document/4105_D5_T1_V10-eng.htm (accessed August 26, 2016)