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Table 1 Distribution of the sociodemographic variables in the sample

From: Relation between depression and sociodemographic factors

  Male Female Total
  Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Age group (Year)       
   15–19 508 10.0 490 8.5 998 9.2
   20–24 391 7.0 500 7.2 891 7.1
   25–44 2089 40.0 2345 38.5 4434 39.0
   45–64 1692 29.7 1780 29.5 3472 29.6
   65–74 570 8.4 848 9.6 1418 9.0
   ≥75 410 5.0 753 6.8 1163 5.9
Total 5660 100.0 6716 100.0 12376 100.0
Marital status       
   Married 2835 58.0 2984 56.2 5819 57.1
   Common-law 352 6.7 356 5.1 708 5.9
   Widowed 251 2.3 994 8.1 1245 5.2
   Separated 219 2.2 300 3.0 519 2.6
   Divorced 332 3.2 516 5.1 848 4.2
   Single 1665 27.6 1558 22.6 3223 25.0
Total 5654 100.0 6708 100.0 12362 § 100.0
Education       
   Less than secondary 1417 23.5 1797 24.1 3214 23.8
   Secondary graduation 1029 18.0 1309 21.4 2334 19.7
   Other post-secondary 491 8.9 586 8.6 1077 8.8
   Post-sec graduation 2688 49.6 2990 45.9 5678 47.7
Total 5625 100.0 6682 100.0 12307 § 100.0
Immigrant       
   Yes 1297 32.2 1601 31.6 2898 31.9
   No 4339 67.8 5078 68.4 9417 68.1
Total 5636 100 6679 100 12315 100
Household income       
   < $10,000 162 2.0 235 2.3 397 2.2
   $10,000–$14,999 214 2.4 527 4.7 741 3.6
   $15,000–$19,999 192 2.8 392 4.2 584 3.5
   $20,000–$29,999 518 7.5 793 9.7 1311 8.6
   $30,000–$39,999 593 10.1 758 11.3 1351 10.7
   $40,000–$49,999 562 9.5 608 10.2 1170 9.8
   $50,000–$59,999 536 10.1 576 10.8 1112 10.5
   $60,000–$79,999 955 18.8 922 17.4 1877 18.1
   $80,000 or more 1554 36.7 1302 29.3 2856 33.0
Total 5286 100.0 6113 100.0 11399 § 100.0
  1. § The total number is different from 12376 because of missing or non-applicable data