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Table 2 Characteristics of participants, by ethnocultural background

From: The mental health status of ethnocultural minorities in Ontario and their mental health care

  n (%)
  White
6652 (82.4)
South Asian
225 (2.8)
East Asian
222 (2.8)
Southeast Asian
214
(2.7)
Black
197 (2.4)
Aboriginal
28
(0.3)
Total
N = 7538
(100)
Sex (Female) 3716 (55.9) 81 (36.0)
(p < 0.001)
94 (42.3) (p < 0.001) 68
(31.8) (p < 0.001)
122 (61.9) 21
(75.0) (p < 0.001)
4102 (54.4)
Education (Greater than high school) 5182 (78.2) 186
(83.0)
199
(89.6) (p < 0.001)
193
(90.6) (p < 0.001)
155 (78.7) 18
(64.3)
5933 (79.0)
First Language (English) 5493 (82.6) 95
(42.4) (p < 0.001)
49
(22.3) (p < 0.001)
94
(43.9) (p < 0.001)
185 (94.4) (p < 0.001) 21
(75.0)
5937 (78.8)
Marital Status (Married or living with a partner) 5363 (80.7) 206
(92.0) (p < 0.001)
199
(89.6) (p < 0.001)
198
(92.5) (p < 0.001)
122 (62.2) (p < 0.001) 25
(89.3)
6113 (81.2)
Work Status (Full-time) 3069 (46.1) 150
(66.7) (p < 0.001)
136
(61.3) (p < 0.001)
141
(65.9) (p < 0.001)
124 (62.9) (p < 0.001) 14
(50.0)
3634 (48.2)
Household Income (<$100, 000 CAD) 3497 (52.6) 122
(54.2)
112
(50.5)
127
(59.3)
121 (61.4) (p = 0.008) 21
(75.0) (p = 0.008)
4000 (53.1)
Own Home (yes) 6260 (94.2) 207
(92.4)
213
(96.4)
201
(94.4)
175 (89.3) (p = 0.043) 24
(85.7)
7080 (94.1)
Perceived Health (Good to Excellent) 6332 (95.3) 195 (86.7) (p < 0.001) 198 (89.6) (p < 0.001) 191 (89.3) (p < 0.001) 175 (89.7) (p < 0.001) 25
(89.3)
7116 (94.5)
  1. Note: p values show comparison between Non-White and White participants