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Table 1 Sociodemographic data among the studied sample

From: Personality traits in patients with refractory versus non-refractory epilepsy

  Refractory epilepsy Unrefractory epilepsy Total (n = 90) Control people
No. % No. % No. %
Age (mean ± SD) 36.87 ± 8.49 38.96 ± 13.11   36.2 ± 12.18
Gender
 Male 26 57.8 16 35.6 42(46.67%) 23 57.5
 Female 19 42.2 29 64.4 48(53.33%) 17 42.5
Education
 Illiterate 35 77.8 33 73.3 68(75.56%) 33 82.5
 Read and write 5 11.1 0 0 5(5.56%) 2 5
 primary education 5 11.1 12 26.7 17(18.89%) 5 12.5
Marital status
 Single 15 33.3 11 24.4 26(28.89%) 12 30
 Married 24 53.3 32 71.1 56(62.22%) 26 65
 Divorced 5 11.1 0 0 5(5.56%)   
 Widow 1 2.2 2 4.4 3(3.33%) 2 5
Occupation
 Not working 26 57.8 35 77.8 61(67.78%) 17 42.5
 Manual worker 19 42.2 10 22.2 29(32.22%) 23 57.5