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Table 2 Rates of depression among the participants

From: Depression among attendants of the Sudanese National Association of the Blinds in Khartoum, Sudan

Variable Depression χ2 p value
Age
 15–30 12.1% 1.186 0.276
 31–45 11.9%   
 46 or more 7.4%   
Sex
 Male 10.3% 1.186 0.335
 Female 17.2%   
Education
 Illiterate 33.3% 6.233 0.044
 School graduate 16.0%   
 University graduate 5.7%   
Married
 No 11.4% 0.001 0.997
 Yes 11.3%   
Occupation
 Student 12.5% 3.707 0.157
 Worker 7.0 %   
 Unemployed 17.6 %   
Onset of blindness
 Since birth 2.8 % 10.504 0.005
 During childhood 18.8%   
 During adulthood 16.3%   
Cause of blindness
 Congenital 2.6 % 12.840 0.002
 Traumatic 27.3%   
 Others 15.3%