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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics for the overall sample

From: Associations between conformity to masculine norms and depression: age effects from a population study of Australian men

  N %
Age categories (M, SD)
 15–17 years (15.98, 0.81) 986 6.8
 18–25 years (21.42, 2.31) 2196 15.1
 26–35 years (30.81, 2.86) 3141 21.6
 36–50 years (43.15, 4.27) 6205 42.8
 51–55 years (52.86, 1.33) 1988 13.7
Region
 Major cities 8559 59.0
 Inner regional areas 3222 22.2
 Outer regional areas 2735 18.8
 Country of birth
 Australia 11,179 77.0
 Overseas 3294 22.7
 Did not report 43 0.3
Sexuality
 Heterosexual 13,190 90.9
 Bisexual/homosexual/other 652 4.5
 Not sure 311 2.1
 Did not report 363 2.5
Educationa
 Pre year 12 1826 13.5
 Year 12 2000 14.8
 Certificate/diploma 6136 45.3
 Undergraduate degree 2092 15.5
 Postgraduate degree 1241 9.2
 Did not report 235 1.7
Employment statusa
 Employed 11,472 84.8
 Unemployed 1115 8.2
 Not in labour force 815 6.0
 Did not report 128 0.9
Marital statusa
 Never married 3510 25.9
 Widowed/divorced/separated 883 6.5
 Married/de-facto 9012 66.6
 Did not report 125 0.9
 Clinically significant depressive symptoms (PHQ-9 ≥ 10) 1905 13.1
 12-month depression history 1822 12.6
  1. aParticipants aged 15–17 were not asked this question