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Table 1 Participant demographics

From: Addressing the affordability of cancer drugs: using deliberative public engagement to inform health policy

  Provincial panels Pan-Canadian
Provincial total Percentage of total Hamilton Halifax Montreal (English) Saskatoon Montreal (French)
Participants 115   25 24 20 21 25 24
Sex
 Male 53 46% 12 13 8 9 11 13
 Female 62 54% 13 11 12 12 14 11
Age, years
 18–24 4 3% 2 0 0 1 1 0
 25–34 21 18% 4 6 3 5 3 5
 35–49 29 25% 10 6 2 5 6 3
 50–64 34 30% 6 5 11 5 7 11
 65+ 27 23% 3 7 4 5 8 5
Geography
 Urban area 56 49% 13 11 9 10 13 14
 Suburban area 44 38% 10 10 8 6 10 7
 Rural area 15 13% 2 3 3 5 2 3
Income
 Less than $20,000 11 10% 2 1 3 4 1 3
 Between $20,000 and $34,999 25 22% 4 9 1 4 7 5
 Between $35,000 and $49,999 15 13% 3 3 4 1 4 4
 Between $50,000 and $79,999 28 24% 4 6 6 5 7 4
 More than $80,000 14 12% 5 1 1 4 3 4
 Prefer not to answer 22 19% 7 4 5 3 3 4
Education
 No certificate 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0
 High school 14 12% 1 3 2 3 5 0
 College or apprenticeship, non-university 23 20% 6 4 5 3 5 9
 Some university 23 20% 4 4 4 2 9 3
 University or above 55 48% 14 13 9 13 6 12
Children
 With children 62 54% 14 13 11 11 13 17
 Without children 53 46% 11 11 9 10 12 7
Ethnicity
 Aboriginal 6 5% 2 1 0 3 0 2
 Arab/Middle Eastern 8 7% 2 0 3 2 1 2
 Black 10 9% 3 3 0 1 3 3
 Chinese 4 3% 1 3 0 0 0 2
 Filipino 5 4% 2 1 0 2 0 2
 Japanese 3 3% 3 0 0 0 0 2
 Korean 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0
 Latin American 7 6% 3 1 2 0 1 0
 South Asian 7 6% 3 2 2 0 0 5
 White 58 50% 5 12 12 13 16 5
 Other 4 3% 0 1 1 0 2 0
 Prefer not to answer 3 3% 1 0 0 0 2 1
Are you currently living with a chronic disease?
Do you now or have you in the past cared for someone with one or more chronic diseases?
 Yes/Yes (sufferer/caregiver) 16 14% 3 4 3 3 3 4
 No/No (sufferer/caregiver) 48 42% 12 11 6 9 10 5
 Yes/No (sufferer/caregiver) 27 23% 6 4 6 5 6 5
 No/Yes (sufferer/caregiver) 24 21% 4 5 5 4 6 5
 No/no answer (sufferer/caregiver)         2
 Yes/no answer (sufferer/caregiver)         3