Table 1.

Sociodemographic characteristics of survey respondents who satisfied entrance criteria: N = 514.

RESPONDENT CHARACTERISTICSWEIGHTED VALUES
Mean (SE) age, y49.7 (0.60)
Sex, n (%)
  • Female (unweighted n = 347)260 (51)
  • Male (unweighted n = 167)254 (49)
Married or common law, n (%)356 (69)
Mean (SE) weight, kg
  • Women79.5 (1.72)
  • Men93.2 (1.33)
Weight > 100 kg, n (%)95 (18)
Income
  • Mean (SE) annual household income$63 050 ($1777)
  • Mean (SE) income of those with very mild or mild psoriasis$68 450 ($3269)
  • Mean (SE) income of those with moderate or more severe psoriasis$59 550 ($2387)
  • Income < $30 000, n (%)107 (21)
  • Income $30 000–$59 999, n (%)192 (37)
  • Income ≥ $60 000, n (%)215 (42)
Employment status, n (%)
  • Employed314 (61)
  • Unemployed19 (4)
  • Student10 (2)
  • Homemaker43 (8)
  • Retired128 (25)
Education level, n (%)
  • High school or less142 (27)
  • College education250 (49)
  • University education122 (25)
Regional distribution, n (%)
  • West (unweighted n = 167)159 (31)
  -British Columbia67 (13)
  -Prairie Provinces*92 (18)
    —Alberta51 (10)
    —Manitoba and Saskatchewan41 (8)
  • Central (unweighted n = 298)318 (62)
  -Ontario195 (38)
  -Quebec123 (24)
  • Atlantic Provinces (unweighted n = 49)36 (7)
  • SE—standard error.

  • * Prairie Provinces include Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

  • Atlantic Provinces include Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.