Table 1

Demographic characteristics of participants by location

NWAHSGGT RFS
nPer cent95% CInPer cent95% CI
Demographics
Sex
 Male143750.2(48.0 to 52.4)71450.2(46.9 to 53.5)
 Female142649.8(47.6 to 52.0)70849.8(46.5 to 53.1)
Age (years)
 25–44141249.3(47.1 to 51.6)59942.1(38.6 to 45.7)*
 45–5462021.6(20.1 to 23.3)35024.6(22.3 to 27.1)*
 55–6447716.7(15.4 to 18.0)27719.5(17.6 to 21.5)*
 65–7435512.4(11.3 to 13.6)19613.8(12.4 to 15.3)
Aboriginal or Torres Strait islander
 No278597.3(96.5 to 97.8)140598.8(98.1 to 99.3)*
 Yes130.4(0.2 to 0.8)80.6(0.3 to 1.1)
Country of birth
 Australia or New Zealand206472.1(70.2 to 73.9)133994.1(92.8 to 95.2)*
 UK or Ireland45115.8(14.4 to 17.3)271.9(1.4 to 2.6)*
 Europe2237.8(6.8 to 8.9)261.8(1.4 to 2.5)*
 Other1164.0(3.2 to 5.1)282.0(1.3 to 3.0)*
Highest level of education obtained
 Secondary school or lower156857.9(55.5 to 60.3)92064.7(61.4 to 67.9)*
 Trade/Apprenticeship/Certificate/Diploma/Vocational training (TAFE/VET)65124.1(22.0 to 26.3)25417.9(15.3 to 20.8)*
 Bachelor degree or higher46017.0(15.1 to 19.1)22916.1(13.7 to 18.8)
Marital status
 Married or living with a partner198873.5(71.2 to 75.6)119884.2(81.8 to 86.4)*
 Separated or divorced2529.3(8.3 to 10.5)866.0(4.8 to 7.6)*
 Widowed772.9(2.4 to 3.4)463.2(2.6 to 4.0)
 Never married (single)38114.1(12.1 to 16.3)916.4(4.8 to 8.5)*
Work status
 Full-time employed135250.0(47.5 to 52.4)68047.8(44.5 to 51.1)
 Part time/Casual employment51419.0(17.2 to 20.9)32723.0(20.2 to 26.0)*
 Unemployed582.2(1.6 to 2.9)433.0(2.2 to 4.3)
 Home duties30411.2(9.9 to 12.7)1268.8(7.1 to 11.0)*
 Retired37814.0(12.8 to 15.2)20914.7(13.1 to 16.4)
 Student271.0(0.6 to 1.8)30.2(0.06 to 0.7)†
 Other642.4(1.8 to 3.0)110.8(0.4 to 1.6)*
Total28641001422100
  • The weighting of the data can result in rounding discrepancies or totals not adding.

  • *Statistically significantly different (χ2 test, p<0.05) GGT RFS compared with NWAHS.

  • Authors on this paper are the rights-holders of this previously published table and have given their permission to include it here.

  • †Insufficient numbers for a statistical test.

  • NWAHS, North West Adelaide Health Study; GGT RFS,Greater Green Triangle Risk Factor Study.