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Table 4 Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents in the adult household survey; based on multiply imputed dataset

From: The Well London program - a cluster randomized trial of community engagement for improving health behaviors and mental wellbeing: baseline survey results

  Control (n = 2046) Intervention (n = 2061)
(95% CI) (95% CI)
Mean age in years 38.4 (36.6, 40.2) 38.0 (36.4, 39.5)
Gender % Female 52.7 (49.2, 56.2) 57.5 (54.6, 60.6)
Ethnicity %   
 White British 28.9 (22.0, 35.7) 33.2 (25.5, 40.9)
 White other 14.0 (9.8, 18.2) 12.6 (8.9, 14.2)
 Black Caribbean 12.1 (8.2, 15.9) 11.4 (8.7, 14.2)
 Black African 18.0 (12.2, 23.7) 15.6 (11.3, 19.8)
 Indian/Pakistani/Bangladeshi 11.6 (4.7, 18.5) 9.3 (2.1, 16.5)
 Other Asian 4.6 (2.1, 7.0) 4.3 (2.6, 6.1)
 Mixed 4.5 (3.3, 5.6) 5.0 (3.2, 6.8)
 Other 6.5 (4.1, 8.9) 8.6 (4.2, 12.9)
Marital status   
 Never married 45.2 (41.6, 48.8) 43.9 (39.7, 48.2)
 Married/cohabit 42.5 (38.0, 47.1)) 41.9 (36.2, 47.7)
 Separated 3.4 (2.3, 4.4) 3.1 (2.1, 4.2)
 Divorced 5.2 (3.8, 6.6) 6.3 (4.6, 8.0)
 Widowed 3.7 (2.6, 4.9) 4.7 (3.5, 5.9)
Mean duration of residence in the LSOA 16.8 (14.9, 18.7) 17.5 (15.7, 19.3)
Level of educational attainment   
 No formal qualifications 8.8 (4.1, 13.5) 11.8 (7.5, 16.1)
 GCSE or equivalent 32.2 (27.5, 37.0) 32.9 (27.4, 38.5)
 A-level or equivalent 29.3 (26.0, 32.6) 27.8 (23.9, 31.5)
 University degree 28.5 (23.2, 33.9) 26.7 (21.7, 31.8)
 Other 1.1 (0.1, 2.2) 0.8 (0.1, 1.5)
Housing tenure   
 Owner occupier 15.1 (11.8, 18.4) 12.3 (8.5, 16.1)
 Rent/mortgage 1.2 (0.2, 2.2) 1.7 (0.5, 2.8)
 Rent – social housing 51.5 (41.5, 61.5) 55.7 (45.5, 65.9)
 Rent – private landlord 14.0 (9.5, 18.4) 12.0 (7.1, 17.0)
 Other 18.3 (10.3, 26.3) 18.3 (11.1, 25.4)
Employed full or part time % 42.2 (37.1, 47.3) 42.8 (38.3, 47.3)
Ease of managing on household income   
 Very easy 3.5 (2.2, 4.9) 2.9 (1.7, 4.0)
 Fairly easy 18.3 (15.1, 21.5) 15.9 (11.5, 20.2)
 Neither easy nor difficult 29.8 (22.9, 36.8) 28.0 (21.2, 34.8)
 Fairly difficult 25.0 (19.9, 30.0) 28.2 (22.0, 34.4)
 Very difficult 23.3 (16.9, 29.7) 25.0 (17.9, 32.2)
  1. Abbreviations: CI, confidence interval.