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Table 4 Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of subjects with depressive disorders in psychiatric interview

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

Variables Depressive disorders
  No % p-value
Gender    <0.001
female 40 67.79  
male 19 32.21  
Socio-economic class (score)    <0.001
high-class (19–25) 1 1.69  
middle-class (12–18) 15 25.42  
low-class (5–11) 43 72.89  
Marital status    <0.001
single 28 47.45  
married 27 45.77  
others 4 6.78  
Educational level    <0.001
illiterate/elementary school 15 25.42  
guidance/high-school 24 40.67  
diploma/associate degrees 17 28.82  
bachelor/higher 3 5.1  
Age (yrs)    <0.030
15–30 33 55.93  
31–39 10 16.94  
over 40 16 27.11