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Table 1 Distribution of the participants according to socio-demographic data

From: Depression symptoms and associated factors among thalassemia patients in the Palestinian Territories: a cross-sectional study

Variables No% Variable No%
Gender Male (73)44.8 Age at diagnosis ≤ 1 year (105)65
Female (90)55.2 ≥ 1 year (58)35
Age 16–20 (43)26.3 Transfusion Frequency Weekly (45)27.6
21–25 (63)38.7 Monthly or more (118)72.4
> 25 (57)35.0 Percentage of Ferritin Low (62)38.0
Residency IDP camp (27)16.5 High (101)62.0
Rural village (95)58.3 Medication for the treatment of Ferritin Tablet (97)59.5
City (41)25.2 Pump machine (48)29.5
Education levels Primary (22)13.5 No treatment (18)11.0
Secondary (67)41.1 Complications Change of face shape (22)13.5
Diploma and higher (74) 45.4 Splenomegaly and Hepatomegaly (141)86.5