Table 1.

Characteristics of the study sample compared with the Saskatchewan population: Median household income was $41 602 for the study sample and $46 705 in the 2006 Saskatchewan census.

CHARACTERISTICSTUDY SAMPLE, N (%)2006 SASKATCHEWAN CENSUS, N (%)
Age, y
  • 20–294019 (14.8)125 490 (17.8)
  • 30–394253 (15.7)111 490 (15.8)
  • 40–494396 (16.2)147 105 (20.8)
  • 50–594572 (16.9)128 460 (18.2)
  • 60–693708 (13.7)80 820 (11.5)
  • 70–793569 (13.2)64 285 (9.1)
  • ≥ 802573 (9.5)47 920 (6.8)
Sex
  • Male11 951 (44.1)475 240 (49.1)
  • Female15 139 (55.9)492 915 (50.9)
Marital status
  • Married14 177 (52.3)396 500 (47.3)
  • Common law1503 (5.6)57 535 (6.9)
  • Widowed, separated, or divorced6344 (23.4)127 510 (15.2)
  • Single or never married5066 (18.7)256 450 (30.6)
Ethnicity
  • White24 126 (89.1)822 875 (85.0)
  • Visible minority2964 (10.9)145 280 (15.0)
Household income
  • ≤ $29 99912 056 (44.5)NA
  • $30 000–$79 99910 024 (37.0)NA
  • ≥ $80 000855 (3.2)NA
  • Missing4155 (15.3)NA
Education level
  • Less than secondary7453 (27.5)231 730 (30.2)
  • Secondary5404 (20.0)205 495 (26.8)
  • Postsecondary or graduate14 233 (52.5)319 015 (41.6)
  • NA—not available.

  • Census data from Statistics Canada.14