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Table 3 Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of subjects with BDI score ≥ 20

From: Prevalence of depressive disorders in Rasht, Iran: A community based study

Variables (BDI score ≥ 20) depressive symptoms
  No % p-value
Gender    <0.001
female 461 65.85  
male 239 34.15  
Socio-economic class (score)    <0.001
high-class (19–25) 2 0.28  
middle-class (12–18) 87 12.43  
low-class (5–11) 611 87.29  
Marital status    <0.01
single 274 39.15  
married 235 33.57  
others 193 27.58  
Educational level    <0.001
illiterate/elementary school 136 19.42  
guidance/high-school 266 38  
diploma/associate degrees 258 36.86  
bachelor/higher 40 5.72  
Age (yrs)    <0.001
15–30 388 55.42  
31–39 119 17  
over 40 193 27.58