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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of Survey participants

From: Perceptions and experiences of lifestyle interventions in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), as a management strategy for symptoms of PCOS

  Frequency N = 493 Valid % 95% Confidence Interval
Age
16–17 3 .7  ± 0.79
18–24 72 17.0  ± 3.58
25–29 126 29.7  ± 4.35
30–34 111 26.2  ± 4.19
35–40 71 16.7  ± 3.55
41–44 25 5.9  ± 2.24
45–50 16 3.8  ± 1.82
Missing data 69 14  
Education
Complete high School
Yes 371 87.5  ± 3.15
No 48 11.3  ± 3.01
Currently enrolled 5 1.2  ± 1.04
Missing data 69 14  
Completed tertiary education
Yes 323 76.2  ± 4.05
No 55 13.0  ± 3.0
Currently enrolled at a tertiary inst 46 10.8  ± 2.95
Missing data 69 14  
Total 493   
Qualification from TAFE 103 20.9  ± 3.59
Private institution Diploma 70 14.2  ± 3.08
University degree 221 44.8  ± 4.39
Missing data 69 14  
Ethnicity- country of birth
Australia 302 61.3  ± 4.3
Other 121 24.5  ± 2.08
Missing data 70 14.2  
Employment
Home duties 117 23.7  ± 3.75
Self-employed 38 7.7  ± 2.35
Student 80 16.2  ± 3.25
Employed part time 103 20.9  ± 3.59
Employed full-time 194 39.4  ± 4.31
Other 12    ± 1.35
Private Health Insurance
Yes 275 65  ± 4.55
No 148 35  ± 4.55
Missing data 70 14.2