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Table 2 Interviewee Characteristics

From: Globalization and the health of Canadians: ‘Having a job is the most important thing’

VANCOUVER (n = 50)
Municipality - location description Sex (#) % of families with children living below LICO (before tax) 1 % full time work 2 % part-time work 2 % un-employed 2 % immigrants 3 % with high school education or less 4
Vancouver - Lower Marpole (urban) 22 F, 3 M 12 50 30 4 73 4
Surrey - Guildford Town Centre (peri-urban) 23 F, 2 M 32 43 15 9 59 37
TORONTO (n = 50)
Municipality - location description Sex (#) % of families with children living below LICO (before tax) 1 % full time work 2 % part-time work 2 % un-employed 2 % immigrants 3 % with high school education or less 4
South Parkdale (urban) 23 F, 2 M 68 17 15 37 88 56
Black Creek (peri-urban) 22 F, 3 M 50 42 14 22 76 64
MONTREAL (n = 47)
Municipality - location description Sex (#) % of families with children living below LICO (before tax) 1 % full time work 2 % part-time work 2 % un-employed 2 % immigrants 3 % with high school education or less 4
Côtes-des-Neiges (CDN) 17 F, 5 M 77 11 22 39 91 23
Parc-Ex 25 F 92 20 0 49 100 28
  1. 1Average number of children/ household before tax 2006 LICOs for municipalities >500,000 population.
  2. 2Employment status based on both respondent and respondent’s spouse; % do not equal 100 as some respondents reported being students, stay-at-home parents, or on disability allowance.
  3. 3Based on both respondent and respondent’s country of birth.
  4. 4Respondents only, excludes college, trades certificate/diploma, university.