NSW Public Health Bulletin archive

6. Representativeness of sample

Margo Eyeson-Annan, Lara Harvey, Nerida Grant, Deborah Baker, Louisa Jorm, Margaret Thomas

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Margo Eyeson-Annan

Lara Harvey

Nerida Grant

Deborah Baker

Louisa Jorm

Margaret Thomas

Abstract

Males were under-represented in the survey, making up 43.9 per cent of the survey sample, compared with 49.7 per cent of the NSW population. Conversely, females were over-represented, making up 56.1 per cent of the survey sample, compared with 50.3 per cent of the NSW population.