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Table 2 Total and by gender socio-demographic characteristics and GHQ-12 scores (0-0-1-1 scoring)

From: Using the GHQ-12 to screen for mental health problems among primary care patients: psychometrics and practical considerations

  Women (N = 452) Men (N = 224) Total (N = 676)
N % N % N %
 Age (11 missing)
  18–29 117 26.2 47 21.4 164 24.7
  30–39 62 13.9 24 11.0 86 12.9
  40–49 118 26.5 28 12.8 146 22.0
  50–64 119 26.7 81 37.0 200 30.0
  65+ 30 6.7 39 17.8 69 10.4
 Marital status (2 missing)
  Unmarried 77 17.1 54 24.1 131 19.4
  Married 319 71.1 163 72.8 482 71.7
  Separated/Divorced/Widowed 53 11.8 7 3.1 60 8.9
 Education (6 missing)
  Elementary 94 21.0 33 14.9 127 19.0
  Middle school 104 23.2 43 19.4 147 21.9
  High school 157 35.0 97 43.6 254 37.9
  Diploma 20 4.5 16 7.2 36 5.4
  University 48 10.7 27 12.2 75 11.2
  Others 25 5.6 6 2.7 31 4.6
 GHQ-12 Score
  Median (IQR) 2.00 (4.00) 2.00 (3.00) 2.00 (4.00)