Table 2

Demographics of study participants and intention groups. Bold values represent statistically significant associations.

Would you take the test? (value)ValueP values
Yes (n=56, 68%)No (n=84,10%)Unsure (n=18 ,22%)Total (n=832,100%)
Age (years)
 18–2472 (13%)12 (14%)28 (15%)112 (13%)2.380.89
 25–44409 (73%)62 (74%)136 (73%)607 (73%)
 45–6459 (10%)6 (7%)17 (9%)82 (10%)
 65+22 (4%)4 (5%)5 (3%)31 (4%)
Gender
 Male252 (45%)39 (46%)90 (48%)381 (46%)19.10.076
 Female309 (55%)43 (51%)96 (52%)448 (54%)
Religiosity
 Yes221 (39%)50 (60%)74 (40%)345 (41%)13.49 0.01
 No341 (61%)34 (40%)112 (60%)487 (59%)
Education
 Completed university220 (39%)27 (32%)57 (31%)304 (37%)13.32 0.039
 Completed vocational education146 (26%)32 (38%)52 (28%)230 (28%)
 Currently studying university or vocational education67 (12%)12 (14%)21 (11%)100 (12%)
 Completed high school or equivalent129 (23%)13 (16%)56 (30%)198 (24%)
Annual individual income ($A)?
 125 000 and over41 (8%)12 (17%)9 (6%)62 (8%)18.58 0.016
 80 000–124 999129 (25%)11 (15%)30 (18%)170 (23%)
 50 000–79 999135 (26%)14 (19%)55 (34%)204 (27%)
 30 000–49 99989 (17%)12 (16%)30 (18%)131 (17%)
 0–29 999124 (24%)24 (33%)40 (24%)188 (25%)
What is your relationship status?
 In a relationship405 (72%)61 (73%)127 (68%)593 (71%)1.060.59
 Not in a relationship157 (28%)23 (27%)59 (32%)239 (29%)
Are you, or have you been, a parent (including adoptive or step)?
 Yes277 (49%)49 (58%)89 (48%)415 (50%)12.090.076
 No273 (49%)32 (38%)95 (51%)400 (48%)
 No, we are expecting a child soon.12 (2%)3 (4%)2 (1%)17 (2%)
Do you intend to be a parent?
 Yes399 (71%)65 (77%)123 (66%)587 (71%)3.690.16
 No163 (29%)19 (23%)63 (34%)245 (29)