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Table 1 Sociodemographic data and clinical characteristics of study subjects

From: The prevalence of psychiatric comorbidity and its relationship to the severity of alcohol dependence in the population of rural south India

Socio demographic variables Psychiatric comorbidity Total p value
Absent Present
67 33 100
Age (years) 15–30 14 8 22 0.888 (N.S)
31–45 32 16 48
> 45 21 9 30
Sex Male 43 22 65 0.806 (N.S)
Female 24 11 35
Socio-economic status Upper 1 0 1 0.829 (N.S)
Upper middle 6 3 9
Lower middle 15 5 20
Upper lower 31 16 47
Lower 14 9 23
Employment Employed 41 13 54 0.040
Unemployed 26 20 46
  1. Unemployment was significantly associated with the presence of psychiatric comorbidity