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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (n = 467).

From: The design of a valid and reliable questionnaire to measure osteoporosis knowledge in women: the Osteoporosis Knowledge Assessment Tool (OKAT)

Characteristic Mean (SD) or %
Age 37.8 (5.4)
Height 163.1 (6.4)
Weight 69.6 (13.6)
BMI 26.1 (4.8)
Education level, %  
   Grade ten or less 33
   Completed grade 12 21
   University or other tertiary institution 45
Main financial provider unemployed, % 6
Number of children, median, (range) 2, (0–5)
Family history osteoporosis, % 17
Family history of fracture, % 62
History of fracture, % 29
Currently smoking, % 17
Ever smoked, % 49
Married or de facto, % 72