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Table 3 Socio-demographic variables in relation to Depressive Symptoms (N = 264)

From: Depressive and anxiety symptoms, quality of sleep, and coping during the 2019 coronavirus disease pandemic in general population in Kashmir

Variable Depressive symptoms Total, n (%) Fisher’s exact test/chi-square; p
Absent, n (%) Present, n (%)
Age
18–30 years 56 (38.6%) 89 (61.4%) 145 (100.0%) Fisher = 8.10; p = 0.03*
31–45 years 60 (54.5%) 50 (45.5%) 110 (100.0%)
46–60 years 4 (57.1%) 3 (42.9%) 7 (100.0%)
> 60 years 0 (.0%) 2 (100.0%) 2 (100.0%)
Total 120 (45.5%) 144 (54.5%) 264 (100.0%)
Gender
Male 96 (50.3%) 95 (49.7%) 191 (100.0%) χ2 = 6.44; p = 0.01*
Female 24 (32.9%) 49 (67.1%) 73 (100.0%)
Total 120 (45.5%) 144 (54.5%) 264 (100.0%)
Domicile
 Rural 76 (49.0%) 79 (51.0%) 155 (100.0%) χ2 = 1.94; p = 0.17
 Urban 44 (40.4%) 65 (59.6%) 109 (100.0%)
 Total 120 (45.5%) 144 (54.5%) 264 (100.0%)
Occupation
 Employed 69 (46.9%) 78 (53.1%) 147 (100.0%) Fisher = 4.70; p = 0.44
 Student 36 (42.4%) 49 (57.6%) 85 (100.0%)
 Skilled worker 3 (60.0%) 2 (40.0%) 5 (100.0%)
 Laborer 1 (100.0%) 0 (.0%) 1 (100.0%)
 Businessman 9 (37.5%) 15 (62.5%) 24 (100.0%)
 Others 2 (100.0%) 0 (.0%) 2 (100.0%)
 Total 120 (45.5%) 144 (54.5%) 264 (100.0%)
Coping
 Adaptive 92 (51.1%) 88 (48.9%) 180 (100.0%) χ2 = 7.30; p = 0.008*
 Maladaptive 28 (33.3%) 56 (66.7%) 84 (100.0%)
  1. *Statistically significant