Table 1

Survey respondent characteristics

Survey itemBC panel parentsBCCH parents onlyTotal
N%95% CIN%95% CIN
Health authority regionFraser16940.135.4 to 44.85452.943.2 to 62.6223
Interior389.06.3 to 11.71413.77.0 to 20.452
Northern92.10.7 to 3.565.91.3 to 10.515
Vancouver Coastal13030.926.5 to 35.32221.613.6 to 29.6152
Vancouver Island7517.814.1 to 21.565.91.3 to 10.581
How many people currently live in your household?3 or fewer18543.939.2 to 48.63029.420.6 to 38.2215
416839.935.2 to 44.64544.134.5 to 53.7213
54410.47.5 to 13.31716.79.5 to 23.961
More than 5245.73.5 to 7.9109.84.0 to 15.634
What is the highest level of education you have completed?Elementary/high school286.64.2 to 9.01211.85.5 to 18.140
College/technical school12730.225.8 to 34.63332.423.3 to 41.5160
University18243.238.5 to 47.93231.422.4 to 40.4214
Postgraduate degree7417.614.0 to 21.22322.614.5 to 30.797
Prefer not to answer102.40.9 to 3.922.0−0.7 to 4.712
Languages spoken at homeEnglish+another language5513.19.9 to 16.31514.77.8 to 21.670
Do not speak English at home389.06.3 to 11.732.9−0.4 to 6.249
Only speak English at home32176.272.1 to 80.38381.473.8 to 89.0404
Prefer not to answer71.70.5 to 2.911.0−0.9 to 2.98
Year the respondent was born (age)1983–1997 (20−34)6114.511.1 to 17.91514.77.8 to 21.676
1968–1982 (35−49)23555.851.1 to 60.56765.756.5 to 74.9302
Before 1967 (50+)7918.815.1 to 22.51211.85.5 to 18.191
Prefer not to answer4610.97.9 to 13.987.82.6 to 13.054
GenderMale16639.434.7 to 44.1109.84.0 to 15.6176
Female24758.754.0 to 63.48785.378.4 to 92.2334
Prefer not to say81.90.6 to 3.254.90.7 to 9.113
Total household incomeLess than CAD$30 000255.93.6 to 8.254.90.7 to 9.130
CAD$30 000–$50 000286.74.3 to 9.154.90.7 to 9.133
CAD$50 000–$70 000409.56.7 to 12.387.82.6 to 13.048
CAD$70 000–$100 0008720.716.8 to 24.61918.611.0 to 26.2106
CAD$100 000–$150 00010023.819.7 to 27.91413.77.0 to 20.4114
CAD$150 000 or more6214.711.3 to 18.13231.422.4 to 40.494
Don’t know/prefer not to say7918.014.3 to 21.71918.611.0 to 26.298
  • BC, British Columbia; BCCH, BC Children’s Hospital.