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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the sample

From: Comorbid tobacco and other substance use and symptoms of anxiety and depression among hospitalised orthopaedic trauma patients

Characteristic Total (n = 819)a
n (%)
Gender Male 489 (59.7%)
  Female 330 (40.3%)
  Missing 0
Age Mean (SD) 50.6 (17.7)
  Missing 0
Country of birth Australian 688 (84.1%)
  Other 130 (15.9%)
  Missing 1
Indigenous status Aboriginal 39 (4.8%)
  Torres Strait Islander 4 (0.5%)
  Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 1 (0.1%)
  Neither 774 (94.6%)
  Missing 1
Marital Status Married/ Defacto/Living with Partner 471 (57.6%)
  Single/Widowed/ Separated/Divorced 347 (42.4%)
  Missing 1
Education No formal education/Primary school/ High school 7–10 262 (32.0%)
  High school 11–12 131 (16.0%)
  TAFE or trade/University 425 (52.0%)
  Missing 1
Main source of income Paid employment (either full or part time) 427 (52.2%)
  Government pension or benefit 293 (35.8%)
  Family member 29 (3.6%)
  Savings or retirement funds 37 (4.5%)
  Other 32 (3.9%)
  Missing 1
Household Income <$50,000 per year 293 (36.0%)
  $51,000 - $100,000 per year 221 (27.1%)
  Over $100,000 101 (12.4%)
  Prefer not to state 200 (24.5%)
  Missing 4
Insurance type Private health insurance/Department of Veteran’s Affairs white or gold card 349 (42.8%)
  Health care concession card 243 (29.8%)
  None of these 223 (27.4%)
  Missing 4
  1. aSome respondents may have dropped out during survey completion due to fatigue