Skip to main content

Table 1 Demographic characteristics of both studied groups

From: Association between opioid use disorder (tramadol) and serum level of interleukin-2

Demographic characteristics Patient group (n = 59) Control group (n = 32) t test P value
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD   
Age 28.69 7.96 30.63 7.96 1.183 0.240
  No. % No. % χ2 P value
Residence       
 Rural 13 22.03 10 31.25 0.509 0.476
 Urban 46 77.97 22 68.75   
Marital status
 Single 23 38.99 18 56.2 5.14 0.162
 Married 34 57.63 11 34.4
 Divorced 1 1.69 2 6.2
 Widow 1 1.69 1 3.1
Education level
 Illiterate 11 18.6 7 21.9 2.009 0.570
 Read and write* 20 33.9 12 37.5
 Secondary school 21 35.6 12 37.5
 University level 7 11.9 1 3.1
Occupation
 Not working 8 13.6 3 9.4 38.569 0.000
 Non skilled worker* 3 5.1 8 25
 Skilled worker* 36 61.1 4 12.5
 Employee 4 8.6 16 50
 Student 8 13.6 1 3.1
Socioeconomic status level
 Low 35 59.3 7 21.9 12.280 0.002
 Moderate 16 27.1 19 59.4
 High 8 13.6 6 18.8
  1. *Read and write: primary or preparatory school education. Non skilled worker: clean workers and baggers. Skilled worker: work need specific training such as: drivers, plumbers, carpenters, and painters