People living with psychotic illness 2010

Appendix 3. Sociodemographic profile

Page last updated: November 2011

Appendix Table 3-1. Sex

Age 18-34 years
Respondents
Age 18-34 years
Proportion (%)
Age 35-64 years
Respondents
Age 35-64 years
Proportion (%)
PersonsPersons
Proportion (%)
Males
505
65.3
582
55.3
1,087
59.6
Females
268
34.7
470
44.7
738
40.4
Total
773
100.0
1,052
100.0
1,825
100.0

Appendix Table 3-2. Age group at interview

Age 18-34 years
Respondents
Age 18-34 years
Proportion (%)
Age 35-64 years
Respondents
Age 35-64 years
Proportion (%)
PersonsPersons
Proportion (%)
18-34 years
505
46.5
268
36.3
773
42.4
35-64 years
582
53.5
470
63.7
1,052
57.6
Total
1,087
100.0
738
100.0
1,825
100.0

Appendix Table 3-3. Country of birth and main language spoken

Males
Proportion (%)
Females
Proportion (%)
Age 18-34 years
Proportion (%)
Age 35-64 years
Proportion (%)
Persons
Proportion (%)
Born in Australia
83.3
80.6
85.4
79.9
82.2
Main language spoken at home is other than English
9.4
8.9
10.7
8.1
9.2

Appendix Table 3-4. Educational profile

Males
Proportion (%)
Females
Proportion (%)
Age 18-34 years
Proportion (%)
Age 35-64 years
Proportion (%)
Persons
Proportion (%)
Completed year 12
31.0
32.1
38.2
26.5
31.5
Post-school qualifications
43.3
52.6
46.7
47.3
47.1
Difficulty reading, writing or both
19.6
16.5
18.4
18.3
18.4
Enrolled in formal studies (past year)
16.7
26.7
29.0
14.7
20.8
Enrolled in vocational studies (past year)
8.3
13.3
13.2
8.2
10.3

Appendix Table 3-5. Coverage for health care costs

Males
Proportion (%)
Females
Proportion (%)
Age 18-34 years
Proportion (%)
Age 35-64 years
Proportion (%)
Persons
Proportion (%)
Health care card
86.8
84.3
84.3
86.9
85.8
Private health insurance
13.2
18.0
17.9
13.1
15.1