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Table 2 Focus group socio-demographic characteristics

From: Sense of belonging to local community in small-to-medium sized Canadian urban areas: a comparison of immigrant and Canadian-born residents

Location Charlottetown Saskatoon Hamilton & Saskatoon All sites All sites
Country/region of origin Iran (n = 1) South Asia (n = 1) Pakistan (n = 3) Chinese (n = 3) Chinese (n = 3)
Language of focus group Farsi Tamil Urdu Mandarin English
Number of participants 7 5 18 19 18
Gender      
Male 4 1 9 11 8
Female 3 4 9 8 10
Employment Status      
Employed 1 5 4 7 14
Unemployed 6 0 11 6 0
Self-Employed 0 0 0 1 2
Retired 0 0 1 3 1
Other 0 0 2 2 1
Average years lived in city/province 2.3 4 2.9 1.8 11.8