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Table 2 Characteristics of the quantitative survey population (n = 1509) compared with Census 2011 for Australia

From: A mixed methods study to understand patient expectations for antibiotics for an upper respiratory tract infection

Characteristic Responders n (%) Australia %
Males 731 (48.4) 49.4
Age, years
 16–24 234 (15.5) 14.2
 25–54 792 (52) 41.8
 55–74 363 (24.1) 19.2
 75+ 120 (8.0) 6.4
Spoke a language other than English at home 176 (11.7) 23.2
Experienced state of health
 Excellent 136 (9.0) 20.4
 Very good 547 (36.3) 35.5
 Good 562 (37.3) 29.9
 Fair 203 (13.4) 10.3
 Poor 61 (4.0) 3.9
Education- highest achieved
 University or other tertiary institute degree 477 (31.6) 26 %