Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Hepatitis B Awareness and Knowledge in Asian Communities in British Columbia

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of survey respondents.

Characteristics (%)

Age
 19–2478 (7.7)
 25–39252 (24.9)
 40–54336 (33.2)
 ≥55343 (33.9)
Gender
 Male448 (44.2)
 Female565 (55.8)
Ethnicity
 Chinese519 (51.2%)
 South Asian274 (27.0)
 Filipino118 (11.6)
 Korean63 (6.2)
 Southeast Asian39 (3.8)
Status in Canada
 Citizen751 (74.1)
 Permanent resident239 (23.6)
 Nonresident (temporary foreign worker, student, or visitor)23 (2.3)
Language spoken at home
 Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)513 (50.6)
 English83 (8.2)
 Korean48 (4.7)
 Southeast Asian languages104 (10.3)
 South Asian languages256 (25.3)
 Other languages9 (0.9)
Second language at home
 English807 (79.7)
 French3 (0.3)
 Spanish4 (0.4)
 None126 (12.4)
Education
 Primary/elementary91 (9.0)
 Secondary253 (25.0)
 Postsecondary199 (19.6)
 University453 (44.7)
Working
 Yes484 (47.8)
 No525 (51.8)
Having a family doctor
 Yes944 (93.2)
 No68 (6.8)
Physical checkup
 Yes729 (72.0)
 No284 (28.0)

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