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Table 2 Description of Samples

From: Measuring emotional and social wellbeing in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations: an analysis of a Negative Life Events Scale

  Carers Householders Remote Indigenous* All Aust Indigenous*
n 436 306   
Median age 27 (IQR: 22–35) 39 (IQR: 31–47)   
% female 91 48   
Mean weekly income $313.24** $274.57** $350*** $387***
% employed 12.6 30 52 46
%Completed year 10 46 39 54 Not available
%Reported at least one stressor on NLES 96 96 85.5 82.3
Mean number of stressors reported on NLES 6.11 (sd = 3.65) 7.01 (sd = 3.68) Not available Not available
  1. * Values from the Australian Bureau of Statistics [47]
  2. ** Individual income based on self-report
  3. ***Individual income based on mean equivalised gross household weekly income