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Table 3 Student Demographic Characteristics

From: Incorporating health literacy in education for socially disadvantaged adults: an Australian feasibility study

Characteristic n %
Gender (N = 22)   
 Female 17 77.3
 Male 5 22.7
Education (N = 20)   
 Diploma, bachelor or higher degree 3 15.0
 TAFE certificate 8 40.0
 School or intermediate certificate 2 10.0
 No formal qualification 7 35.0
Language spoken at home (N = 21)   
 English 1 4.8
 Non-English 20 95.2
Country of origin (N = 21)   
 Australia 1 4.8
 Asia 12 57.1
 Africa and Middle East 3 14.3
 Other 5 23.8
Employment status (N = 21)   
 Part-time 3 14.3
 Unemployed – seeking full-time work 4 19.0
 Unemployed – seeking part-time work 1 4.8
 Unemployed – not seeking employment 13 61.9