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Table 1 Population and sample characteristics: representativeness of sample

From: Illness causal beliefs in Turkish immigrants

  Population Sample
Female/Male ratio 1.1 0.9
Median age (years) 33 35
Age distribution (%)   
   18–24 years 16.7 13.1
   25–34 years 34.0 36.0
   35–44 year 21.5 22.8
   44–54 years 16.9 18.9
   >54 years 10.9 9.2
Education: No post-secondary or vocational qualification (%) 74.9 73.1
Unemployment rate (%) 31.2 25.5