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Table 2 Survey respondent characteristics

From: Engaging the Canadian public on reimbursement decision-making for drugs for rare diseases: a national online survey

Characteristic Frequency (N = 1631) (%) Mean (SD)
Age (in years) 48.0 (16.0)
Age Category (in years)  
 18–34 448 (27.5)  
 35–50 536 (32.9)  
 51–75 545 (33.4)  
 76–100 97 (6.0)  
 No response 5 (0.3)  
Sex  
 Female 819 (50.2)  
Education Level  
 Less than Grade 9 10 (0.6)  
 Grade 9 to Grade 13 179 (11.0)  
 Trades certificate or diploma 139 (8.5)  
 Some college or university 268 (16.4)  
 Completed college or university 662 (40.6)  
 Post-graduate or professional degree 310 (19.0)  
 Prefer not to say 61 (3.7)  
 No response 2 (0.1)  
Annual Household Income  
 Less than $20,000–$44,999 254 (15.6)  
 $45,000–$99,999 563 (34.5)  
 $100,000–$499,999 416 (25.5)  
 $500,000–$1,000,000+ 9 (0.6)  
 Prefer not to say 373 (22.9)  
 No response 16 (1.0)  
Province of Residence  
 British Columbia 138 (8.5)  
 Alberta 162 (9.9)  
 Saskatchewan 145 (8.9)  
 Manitoba 157 (9.6)  
 Ontario 130 (8.0)  
 National Capital Regiona 20 (1.2)  
 Quebec 130 (8.00)  
 Nova Scotia 55 (3.4)  
 New Brunswick 42 (2.6)  
 Prince Edward Island 6 (0.4)  
 Newfoundland and Labrador 113 (6.9)  
 Preferred not to say 533 (32.7)  
  1. aIncludes Ottawa and Gatineau; SD standard deviation