Table 1: Sociodemographic characteristics of the sample.

%

Parent variables (respondent)
Age
18–34 yrs5412.3
35–44 yrs26760.9
45+ yrs11826.8
Gender
Male9321.2
Female34678.8
Country of birth
Australia29166.4
Other14733.4
Highest level of education
<Year 126414.5
Higher school certificate7116.1
TAFE certificate or diploma12829.2
University/tertiary qualification17640.1
Length of time lived in local area
<5 years7316.5
5 years or more36683.5

Household variables
Household income
<$40,0005011.3
>$40,00035881.5
Single parent household
No38487.4
Yes5512.6
Number of children in household (16 yrs)
One6715.3
Two20747.2
Three or more16537.6
Number of children in household (416 yrs)
One9221.0
Two22551.1
Three or more12227.9