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Table 1 Demographics

From: Foot pain and foot health in an educated population of adults: results from the Glasgow Caledonian University Alumni Foot Health Survey

  Women (n = 399) Men (n = 192) Total (n = 593) f
Age, median (IQR) a 42 (31–52) 42 (32–52) 42 (31–52)
BMI, median (IQR) b 25.2 (22.7–29.6) 26.8 (24.0–30.7) 25.8 (23.0–29.9)
Social deprivation (lowest 4 deciles), n (%) c 111 (30.4) 57 (33.5) 169 (31.5)
Professional occupation, n (%) 281 (72.6) 135 (72.6) 416 (72.5)
Employment d
 Paid/self-employed, n (%) 253 (63.9) 137 (72.1) 391 (66.5)
 Paid/self-employed, part-time, n (%) 78 (19.7) 16 (8.4) 94 (16.0)
 Voluntary work, n (%) 3 (0.8) 5 (2.6) 8 (1.4)
 Looking for work, n (%) 10 (2.5) 8 (4.2) 18 (3.1)
 Student, n (%) 5 (1.3) 8 (4.2) 13 (2.2)
 Looking after the home/family, n (%) 3 (0.8) 1 (0.5) 4 (0.7)
 Wholly retired, n (%) 32 (8.1) 12 (6.3) 44 (7.5)
 Permanently unable to work, n (%) 2 (0.5) 0 2 (0.3)
 Other, n (%) 9 (2.3) 1 (0.5) 10 (1.7)
 Prefer not to answer, n (%) 1 (0.3) 2 (1.1) 4 (0.7)
Current smoker, n (%) e 19 (4.8) 13 (6.8) 32 (5.5)
Ethnicity
 White Scottish n (%) 312 (78.2) 147 (76.6) 460 (77.6)
 White other British, n (%) 48 (12.0) 22 (11.5) 70 (11.8)
 White Irish, n (%) 4 (1.0) 3 (1.6) 7 (1.2)
 White Polish, n (%) 5 (1.3) 1 (0.5) 6 (1.0)
 Any other white ethnic group, n (%) 9 (2.3) 6 (3.1) 15 (2.5)
 Any multiple ethnic groups, n (%) 7 (1.8) 1 (0.5) 8 (1.3)
 Pakistani, Pakistani Scottish/British, n (%) 2 (0.5) 2 (1.0) 4 (0.7)
 Indian, Indian Scottish/British, n (%) 0 4 (2.1) 6 (1.0)
 Chinese, Chinese Scottish/British, n (%) 3 (0.8) 1 (0.5) 4 (0.7)
 Any other Asian ethnic group, n (%) 2 (0.5) 0 2 (0.3)
 African, African Scottish/British, n (%) 1 (0.3) 3 (1.6) 4 (0.7)
 Carribean, Carribean Scottish/British, n (%) 0 1 (0.5) 1 (0.2)
 Arab, Arab Scottish/British, n (%) 1 (0.3) 1 (0.5) 2 (0.3)
 Any other ethnic group, n (%) 1 (0.3) 0 1 (0.2)
 Prefer not to say, n (%) 1 (0.3) 0 2 (0.3)
  1. aage n (%) overall, female, male missing values: 15 (2.5); 12 (3.1); 3 (1.6)
  2. bBMI n (%) overall, female, male missing values: 47 (7.9); 33 (8.3); 13 (6.8)
  3. cSoc dep n (%) overall, female, male missing values: 56 (9.4); 34 (8.8); 22(11.6)
  4. dEmployment status n (%) overall, female, male missing values: 5 (0.84); 3 (0.78); 2 (1.1)
  5. eSmoking status n (%) overall, female, male missing values: 8 (1.3); 6 (1.6); 2 (1.1)
  6. fincludes 2 cases who preferred not to disclose gender