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Table 3 Focus Group Participant Characteristics

From: Factors influencing health care and service providers’ and their respective “at risk” populations’ adoption of the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI): a qualitative study

  N = 44 (%)
Gender  
 Male 10 (23%)
 Female 34 (77%)
Age  
 18–24 5 (11%)
 25–34 8 (18%)
 35–44 3 (7%)
 45–54 2 (4%)
 55–64 6 (14%)
 65–74 13 (30%)
 75 and over 7 (16%)
Education  
 Elementary School 1 (2%)
 High School 19 (43%)
 College 16 (36%)
 University 8 (18%)
At Risk Group Represented  
 Young Children 16 (36%)
 Older Adults (≥65 years) 13 (30%)
 Existing Respiratory Condition 15 (34%)
SES Area of Residence/Location  
 Higher/Above Niagara Escarpment 21 (48%)
 Lower/Below Niagara Escarpment 23 (52%)