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Table 1 Sample Demographic Characteristics

From: Patterns of multimorbidity in working Australians

Demographic Independent Variable N %
AGE ¥ 78410  
   18-29 years   17
   30-44 years   43
   45-59 years   37
   60-70 years   3
SEX 78430  
   Female   65
   Male   35
MARITAL STATUS 78212  
   Separated, divorced, widowed, never married   29
   Married or cohabitating   71
NUMBER OF CHILDREN 78209  
   Nil   69
   1-3 children   28
   4 or more children   3
EDUCATION LEVEL 78430  
   Did not complete high school   14
   Completed high school   10
   Some college   27
   Completed college or university   48
ANNUAL WAGE β 76778  
   ≤$29,999 pa   13
   $30,000-39,999 pa   14
   $40,000-49,999 pa   21
   $50,000-74,999 pa   36
   $75,000-99,999 pa   10
   ≥ $100,000 pa   7
  1. ¥: only persons aged 18-70 included in analysis; β: excludes hourly rate < $7.50 ph in case fortnightly income reported instead of annual income