Table 2.

BETTER trial participant demographic characteristics: N = 775.

CHARACTERISTICVALUE
Mean (SD) age, y52.5 (6.8)
Age range, y40–65
Female sex, n (%)555 (72)
Married, common law, or living with partner, n (%)587 (76)
Completed college or university, n (%)519 (67)
Employed full or part time, n (%)585 (75)
Total household income ≥ $100 000, n (%)378 (49)
Born in Canada, n (%)611 (79)
Recent immigrant (in Canada < 10 y), n (%)14 (2)
General health excellent, very good, or good, n (%)677 (87)
Smoker82 (11)
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