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Table 1 Key socio-demographic and health characteristics of participants

From: Time trends in social contacts of individuals according to comorbidity and vaccination status, before and during the COVID-19 pandemic

  All participants With comorbidities Without comorbidities
Ncrude %weighted Ncrude %weighted Ncrude %weighted
Total 6626   1441   5185  
Age
 18–25 years old 865 11.7 69 3.6 796 14.1
 26–45 years old 2204 34.5 352 23.8 1852 37.6
 46–65 years old 2503 33.0 644 37.7 1859 31.7
 66–75 years old 901 12.5 305 18.7 596 10.6
 >75 years old 153 8.3 71 16.3 82 5.9
Sex
 Male 3114 49.9 670 48.9 2444 50.2
 Female 3512 50.1 771 51.1 2741 49.8
Region
 Greater Montreala 3805 61.6 835 62.4 2970 61.3
 Other Quebec regions 2808 38.5 605 37.6 2203 38.7
 Missing 13 -- 1 -- 12 --
Household size
 1 1695 26.3 433 30.9 1262 25.0
 2 3281 47.7 789 53.9 2492 45.9
 3 789 11.7 107 7.2 682 13.1
 4+ 861 14.3 112 8.1 749 16.1
Education level
 No diploma, degree 301 4.6 83 5.6 218 4.3
 Secondary (high) school 890 13.5 192 13.2 698 13.6
 College, CEGEP, university or other certificate/diploma 5435 82.0 1166 81.2 4269 82.2
Main occupation
 Student employed or unemployed 761 10.8 84 5.1 677 12.5
 Employed or semi-retired 3794 55.0 688 43.1 3106 58.5
 Temporarily not working or seeking work 437 5.9 118 7.2 319 5.6
 Unemployed or retired 1634 28.3 551 44.6 1083 23.4
Type of employment (among 18–65-year-olds employed or temporarily not working)
 Education 399 9.4 75 9.7 324 9.4
 Health 379 8.7 79 9.7 300 8.5
 Sales and services 537 12.9 98 13.6 439 12.8
 Other sectors 2802 69.0 490 67.0 2312 69.4
 Missing 23 -- 3 -- 20 --
Race/ethnicity
 White 5983 91.2 1337 94.0 4646 90.4
 Other 561 8.8 88 6.0 473 9.6
 Missing 82 -- 16 -- 66 --
Country of origin
 Canadian-born 5917 88.7 1330 91.8 4587 87.7
 Foreign-born 700 11.3 111 8.2 589 12.3
 Missing 9 -- -- -- 9 --
Number of comorbidities
 1 -- -- 1128 78.4 -- --
 2 -- -- 246 16.9 -- --
 3+ -- -- 67 4.7 -- --
Type of comorbidities
 Chronic lung disease -- -- 315 20.6 -- --
 Diabetes -- -- 308 21.3 -- --
 Chronic inflammatory disease -- -- 236 16.0 -- --
 Hypertension -- -- 165 12.8 -- --
 Chronic heart disease -- -- 137 10.3 -- --
 Cancer -- -- 98 8.2 -- --
 Thyroid disease -- -- 96 6.9 -- --
 Neurologic disease -- -- 89 5.4 -- --
 Arthritis and arthrosis -- -- 65 4.5 -- --
 Others -- -- 303 19.9 -- --
  1. a Greater Montreal: Regions of Montreal, Laval, Montérégie, Lanaudière, Laurentides