Table 1: Socio-demographic characteristics of the patients by severity of depression.

Normal
(n=89)
Mild
(n=112)
Moderate
(n=117)
Severe
(n=43)
Very severe
(n=138)
Over All
(n=499)
Gender
Male 34 38.2% 54 48.2% 62 53.0% 26 60.5% 109 79.0% 285 57.1%
Female 55 61.8% 58 51.8% 55 47.0% 17 39.5% 29 21.0% 214 42.9%
Age group
18-24 years 10 11.2% 8 7.1% 7 6.0% 4 9.3% 9 6.5% 38 7.6%
25-34 years 34 38.2% 42 37.5% 51 43.6% 15 34.9% 46 33.3% 188 37.7%
35-44 years 27 30.3% 40 35.7% 39 33.3% 14 32.6% 46 33.3% 166 33.3%
45-54 years 14 15.7% 9 8.0% 13 11.1% 6 14.0% 31 22.5% 73 14.6%
55-59 years 2 2.2% 7 6.3% 6 5.1% 3 7.0% 6 4.3% 24 4.8%
60 years 2 2.2% 6 5.4% 1 0.9% 1 2.3% 0 0.0% 10 2.0%
Prefer not to say 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Type of employment
Full-time employment 59 66.3% 73 65.2% 90 76.9% 31 72.1% 127 92.0% 380 76.2%
Part-time employment 6 6.7% 13 11.6% 12 10.3% 6 14.0% 4 2.9% 41 8.2%
Previously employed in the last 12 months 5 5.6% 8 7.1% 5 4.3% 4 9.3% 6 4.3% 28 5.6%
Not working 17 19.1% 18 16.1% 10 8.5% 2 4.7% 1 0.7% 48 9.6%
Prefer not to say 2 2.2% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 0.4%
Level of education
Secondary school or earlier 22 24.7% 27 24.1% 27 23.1% 10 23.3% 44 31.9% 130 26.1%
Professional qualification of degree standard or above 11 12.4% 16 14.3% 26 22.2% 11 25.6% 39 28.3% 103 20.6%
Higher education below university degree level 44 49.4% 56 50.0% 55 47.0% 18 41.9% 46 33.3% 219 43.9%
University degree (including polytechnic or college degree) 12 13.5% 13 11.6% 9 7.7% 4 9.3% 9 6.5% 47 9.4%
Marital status
Married 47 52.8% 66 58.9% 73 62.4% 23 53.5% 100 72.5% 309 61.9%
Bachelor 32 36.0% 29 25.9% 29 24.8% 18 41.9% 30 21.7% 138 27.7%
Widowed 0 0.0% 5 4.5% 2 1.7% 0 0.0% 1 0.7% 8 1.6%
Divorced 8 9.0% 10 8.9% 7 6.0% 1 2.3% 4 2.9% 30 6.0%
Separated 1 1.1% 1 0.9% 4 3.4% 0 0.0% 2 1.4% 8 1.6%
Do not know 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Prefer not to say 1 1.1% 1 0.9% 2 1.7% 1 2.3% 1 0.7% 6 1.2%

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