Table 1

Characteristics of the respondents

TotalJapanSouth KoreaTaiwan
Median age (SD)40 (16.8)46 (18.4)41 (16.2)37 (14.8)
18–39 years724 (48)214 (43)240 (48)270 (54)
40–59 years497 (33)144 (29)168 (34)185 (37)
60–75 years279 (19)142 (28)92 (18)45 (9)
Tertiary education1003 (67)284 (57)330 (66)389 (78)
Full time/part time/self-employed880 (59)252 (50)278 (56)350 (70)
Married718 (48)236 (47)262 (52)220 (44)
Have a child/children714 (48)234 (47)259 (52)221 (44)
  • Notes: n (%).