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Table 1 Socio-demographic and gambling characteristics of the sample

From: Attitudes towards community gambling venues and support for regulatory reform: an online panel study of residents in New South Wales, Australia

Characteristic   Number Percent
Age 16–17
18–24
25–34
35–44
45–54
55–64
65 or older
20
60
90
83
79
71
97
4.0
12.0
18.0
16.6
15.8
14.2
19.4
Gender Male
Female
246
254
49.2
50.8
Socio-economic status Low (1–3)
Middle (4–7)
High (8–10)
116
194
190
23.2
38.8
38.0
Education Year 12 or less
Cert I, II, III, IV
Diploma/advanced
Bachelor’s degree
Graduate diploma/certificate
Postgraduate
136
62
73
144
24
61
27.2
12.4
14.6
28.8
4.8
12.2
Employment status Working full-time
Working part-time/casually
Unemployed but looking for work
Homemaker
Retired
Full-time student
Other
184
111
16
33
108
38
10
36.8
22.2
3.2
6.6
21.6
7.6
2.0
Children No children under 18 years
At least one child under 18 years
349
151
69.8
30.2
Problem gambling status Non-gambling
Non-problem gambling
Low-risk gambling
Moderate-risk gambling
Problem gambling
102
199
67
48
84
20.4
39.8
13.4
9.6
16.8