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Table 1 Prevalence (%) distribution of psychiatric disorders of the overall population by the socio-demographic factors (N = 25180)

From: An epidemiological survey of psychiatric disorders in Iran

Demographic variables

 

Disorders

  

Sample(n)

Cases(n)

(%)

95% CI

P. value

Sex

Men

12660

929

7.34

6.9–7.8

<0.001

 

Women

12520

1807

14.34

13.8–15.0

 

Age Groups

18–25

7730

701

9.07

8.4–9.7

<0.001

 

26–40

8196

904

11.03

10.4–11.7

 
 

41–55

5604

707

12.62

11.7–13.5

 
 

56–65

1932

196

10.14

8.8–11.5

 
 

>65

1659

206

12.42

10.8–14.0

 

Marital Status

Single

7334

641

8.74

8.1–9.4

<0.001

 

Married

16982

1925

11.34

10.9–11.8

 
 

Divorced or separated

121

27

22.31

14.9–29.7

 
 

Dead spouse

640

129

20.16

17.0–23.3

 

Residential area

Rural

9466

886

9.36

8.8–9.9

<0.001

 

Urban

15714

1850

11.77

11.3–12.3

 

Education

High Education

2513

203

8.08

7.1–9.2

<0.001

 

Diploma

4774

447

9.36

8.5–10.2

 
 

High or Guidance School

4972

459

9.23

8.4–10.0

 
 

Elementary

6715

784

11.68

10.9–12.4

 
 

Illiterate

5839

806

13.80

12.9–14.7

 

Occupation

Worker

2263

172

7.60

6.5–8.8

<0.001

 

Officers

2730

191

7.00

6.1–8.0

 
 

Student

1713

148

8.64

7.4–10.1

 
 

Private sector

5245

319

6.08

5.4–6.7

 
 

Retired

710

79

11.13

8.8–13.4

 
 

Housewife

9592

1485

15.48

14.8–16.2

 
 

Unemployed

1947

240

12.33

10.9–13.8

 
 

Others

909

99

10.89

8.9–12.9

 

Total

 

25180

2736

10.81

10.5–11.3