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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of respondents aged 18 years and over, 2004 to 2013

From: Ten-year trends in major lifestyle risk factors using an ongoing population surveillance system in Australia

  Year
2004-2005 2006-2007 2008-2009 2010-2011 2012-2013
Age , (years)      
18 - 39 37.3 36.9 36.4 35.4 34.2
40 - 64 43.2 43.3 43.7 44.6 45.0
65 and over 19.5 19.7 19.9 20.1 20.8
Sex (%)      
Males 48.8 49.1 48.8 48.7 48.6
Females 51.2 50.9 51.2 51.3 51.4
Area of residence (%)      
Metropolitan Adelaide 73.1 73.0 72.9 72.6 72.3
Country SA 26.9 27.0 27.1 27.4 27.7
Marital status (%)      
Married/Living with partner 68.2 68.4 67.2 64.7 65.9
Separated/Divorced 6.9 6.9 6.6 6.9 6.6
Widowed 6.1 6.1 6.5 5.9 5.7
Never married 18.7 18.5 19.7 22.5 21.9
Education (%)      
No schooling to secondary 54.8 51.7 51.2 50.3 46.1
Trade, certificate, diploma 25.2 26.7 25.6 27.2 30.6
Degree or higher 20.0 21.7 23.2 22.5 23.3
SEIFA (%)      
Low/lowest quintile (most disadvantaged) 35.9 36.6 36.0 37.1 37.2
Middle quintile 20.4 20.0 20.5 20.5 21.1
High/highest quintile (most advantaged) 43.8 43.4 43.5 42.4 41.7
Gross annual household income (%)      
? $40,000 40.1 34.7 30.1 28.5 26.8
$40,001 to $80,000 34.6 33.7 32.0 30.7 37.8
? $80,001 25.3 31.6 37.9 40.8 35.4
Home ownership status (%)      
Own/being purchased 83.2 84.9 85.1 85.3 84.2
Rent or others 16.8 15.1 14.9 14.7 15.8