Table 1.

Demographic characteristics of the sample

Group 1 (n = 5)Group 2 (n = 6)Group 3 (n = 7)Group 4 (n = 6)
Age (mean, range)36.6 (31-46)37.8 (35-43)41.9 (37-48)41.0 (34-37)
Marital status
    Single1100
    Married2576
    Divorced/separated2000
Living arrangements
    Rent from local authority4000
    Own home1676
Level of education
    No qualifications4000
    GCE/O levels1500
    A levels0100
    Degree0075
    Other0001
Employment status
    Employed part time0462
    Unemployed1000
    Full time home maker4103
    Student0011
    Self-employed0100
Number of children
    10100
    21245
    30220
    43111
    50000
    61000