Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of participants

Age range (years)
Mean age (±SD)
EthnicityEducationMarital statusEmployment statusLanguage
New Brunswick
 Focus groups—
 (eight groups for a total of 37 men)
45–79
64.2 (±9.7)
Caucasian: 37Secondary: 17
College: 4
University: 16
Single: 3
Married: 25
Common law: 4
Divorced: 2
Widowed: 2
Widowed+divorced: 1
Employed: 13
Retired: 18
Employed+retired: 1
Semi-retired: sick leave: 3
2
6 EN
2 FR
 Semi-structured interviews (four men)45–54
51.5 (±4.8)
Caucasian: 4Secondary: 1 College: 3Single: 2
Married: 2
Employed: 3
Sick leave: 1
3 EN
1 FR
Ontario
 Focus groups—(nine groups for a total of 36 men)51–90
65.8 (±15.5)
Caucasian: 34
Caucasian+Jewish: 1
Caucasian+first nation: 1
Primary: 3
Secondary: 2
College: 7
University: 24
Single: 1
Married: 19
Common law: 7
Separated: 2
Divorced: 7
Retired: 28
Sick leave: 3
Employed+retired: 5
4 EN
5 FR
Quebec
 Focus groups—(five groups for a total of 15 men)45–75
67.5 (±8.9)
Caucasian: 15Primary: 2
Secondary: 4
College: 4
University: 5
Single: 2
Married: 9
Common law: 4
Employed: 1
Retired: 12
Sick leave: 1
Unemployed: 1
1 EN
4 FR
 Semi-structured interview (one man)Not included to protect for privacy
  • EN, English; FR, French.