Table 1

Demographic characteristics of participants

IDAge bandGenderEthnicity White British=WBEducation No Formal (NF)Living situationONS Score*Asthma or COPDSmoking statusPost-code IMD decile*
P165–74FWBGCSE/O levelSpouse9AsthmaEx-smoker2
P265–74FWBNFAloneHousewifeCOPDSmoker5
P355–64MWBGCSE/O levelAlone/ carer in day2 retiredAsthmaSmoker2
P445–54MWBNFAloneUnemployed longterm (l-t) incapacityCOPDSmoker2
P565–74FWBNFAlone5 retiredAsthmaNon-smoker2
P655–64FWBNFSpouse9 unemployed l-tAsthmaEx-smoker1
P765–75FWBNFAlone7 retiredCOPDEx-smoker
P855–64FWBNFAlone5 unemployed- l-tCOPDSmoker2
P955–64MWBNFAlone8 unemployed- l-tAsthmaSmoker1
P1045–54FWBNFAlone with carer in day5 unemployed- l-tAsthmaEx-smoker3
P1145–54MWBNFLives with parents and siblingunemployed- l-t incapacityAsthmaNon-smoker1
P1255–64MWBNFAloneunemployed- l-t incapacityAsthmaNon-smoker2
P1365–74FWBNFSpouse8 retiredBothEx-smoker1
P1455–64FSouth AfricanGCSE†/O levelWith parents4 employed f-tAsthmaNon-smoker4
P1555–64FWBNFSpouseunemployed- l-t incapacityAsthmaEx-smoker1
P1655–64MWBNFAlone9 unemployed- l-t incapacityCOPDSmoker