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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample (weighted data)

From: Race, gender, class, and sexual orientation: intersecting axes of inequality and self-rated health in Canada

Variable Categories Distribution
Gender male 53,578 (48.7%)
  female 56,389 (51.3)
Marital status married 68,255 (62.2%)
  living common-law 10,356 (9.4)
  widowed 6,916 (6.3)
  separated 3,048 (2.8)
  divorced 6,049 (5.5)
  single (never married) 15,135 (13.8)
Age aged 25 - 34 21,639 (19.7%)
  aged 35 - 44 27,611 (25.1)
  aged 45 -54 23,839 (21.7)
  aged 55 - 64 17,155 (15.6)
  aged 65 and older 19,732 (17.9)
Sexual orientation heterosexual 100,803 (98.5%)
  homosexual 945 (0.9)
  bisexual 543 (0.5)
Educational attainment less than secondary 21,582 (20.1%)
  secondary graduate 26,463 (24.7)
  community college; technical school; some university (no degree) 36,496 (34.0)
  bachelor's degree 15,466 (14.4)
  post-bachelor degree 7,237 (6.7)
Household income < $10,000 2,291 (2.4%)
  $10,000 - 19,999 8,130 (8.6)
  $20,000 - 29,999 9,664 (8.8)
  $30,000 - 39,999 10,409 (11.0)
  $40,000 - 49,999 9,862 (10.4)
  $50,000 - 59,999 9,708 (10.3)
  $60,000 - 79,999 16,108 (17.0)
  $80,000 or more 28,313 (30.0)
Race White 90,864 (85.5%)
  Chinese 3,676 (3.5)
  South Asian (e.g., East Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan) 2,758 (2.6)
  Black 1,617 (1.5)
  Aboriginal (North American Indian, Métis and Inuit) 1,028 (1.0)
  Filipino 998 (0.9)
  Latin American 848 (0.8)
  Southeast Asian (e.g., Cambodian, Indonesian, Laotian, Vietnamese) 594 (0.6)
  Arab 523 (0.5)
  West Asian (e.g., Afghan, Iranian) 311 (0.3)
  Korean 284 (0.3)
  Japanese 204 (0.2)
  other 1,509 (1.4)
  multiple origins 1,108 (1.0)
Immigrant status immigrated to Canada as adult (aged 18 and older) 18,260 (17.2%)
  immigrated to Canada as child (under 18) 6,204 (5.8)
  born in Canada 81,834 (77.0)
Self-rated health poor 3,361 (3.1%)
  fair 10,865 (9.9)
  good 33,919 (30.9)
  very good 38,138 (34.7)
  excellent 23,600 (21.5)