Table 1

Demographics of the study respondents

Study 1Study 2
16–24 years16–24 years45+
Gender
 Male35 (39.8%)24 (27.3%)34 (39.4%)
 Female53 (60.2%)60 (68.2%)51 (59.3%)
 Prefer not to say4 (4.5%)1 (1.2%)
Mean age (±SD)22.65 (1.28)21.14 (1.33)60.41 (8.48)t(169)=−42.29, p<0.001
 Male22.63 (1.21)21.88 (1.01)60.62 (9.31)
 Female22.68 (1.34)20.79 (1.19)60.63 (7.88)
Ethnicityχ2=21.68, p<0.001
 White58 (65.9%)62 (70.5%)82 (95.3%)
 Black African/Caribbean12 (13.6%)8 (9.1%)4 (4.7%)
 Asian10 (11.4%)9 (10.2%)
 Dual heritage5 (5.7%)6 (6.8%)
 Other3 (3.4%)3 (3.4%)
Educationχ2=66.83, p<0.001
 GCSE2 (2.3%)10 (11.4%)53 (61.6%)
 A-level8 (9.1%)13 (14.8%)
 Undergraduate61 (69.3%)57 (64.8%)17 (19.8%)
 Postgraduate14 (15.9%)2 (2.3%)4 (4.7%)
 Other3 (3.4%)4 (4.5%)9 (10.5%)
 Did not say2 (2.5%)1 (1.2%)