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Table 2 Demographic and socioeconomic data for post-stroke depression

From: Post-stroke depression: frequency, risk factors, and impact on quality of life among 103 stroke patients—hospital-based study

Characteristic Non-depressed stroke patients, N = 65 (63.1%) Depressed stroke patients, N = 38 (36.9%) P value
Age in years    
 Mean ± SD (years) 61.2 ± 15 61.1 ± 14.4 0.853
Gender, n (%)   
 Male 40 (61.5%) 22 (57.9%) 0.877
 Female 25 (38.5%) 16 (42.1%)
Residence, n (%)    
 Urban 25 (38.5%) 15 (39.5%) 0.920
 Rural 40 (61.5%) 23 (60.5%)
Marital status    
 Single 6 (9.2%) 3 (7.9%) 0.921
 Married 44 (67.7%) 25 (65.8%)
 Divorced/widowed 15 (23.1%) 10 (26.3%)
Education    
 Literate 54 (83.1%) 23 (60.5%) 0.021
 Illiterate 11 (16.9%) 15 (39.5%)
Socioeconomic status (SES)    
 Low 13 (20%) 25 (65.8%) < 0.001
 Middle 47 (72.3%) 12 (31.6%)
 High 5 (7.7%) 1 (2.6%)
Job status    
 Work 25 (38.5%) 14 (36.8%) 0.869
 Non-worker or retired 40 (61.5%) 24 (63.2%)