Table 1

Sample characteristics by sex: age, religion, racial group, and socioeconomic status by father’s occupation (results expressed in percentages)

VariableMale (n=111)Female (n=142)Total (n=253)
Age (years)
 14545253
 15+464847
Religion
 No religion615960
 Christian222925
 Sikh122
 Muslim13810
 Other122
 Don’t know301
Racial group
 White British868987
 Non-white British121011
 Non-British (Asian)312
Socioeconomic group
 I: Higher professional232
 II: Lesser professional151415
 III: Skilled occupation221618
 IV: Partly skilled263129
 V: Unskilled141515
 Unemployed141112
 Don’t know/not applicable7109