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Table 2 The characteristics of the earthquake survivors (n = 120)

From: Short form of the Changes in Outlook Questionnaire: Translation and validation of the Chinese version

   No. %
Gender    
  Male 40 33.3
  Female 80 66.7
Marital status    
  Single 6 5.0
  Married 98 81.7
  Divorced or widowed 16 13.3
Education    
  Primary or below 69 57.5
  Middle school 29 24.2
  High school 14 11.7
  Undergraduate 6 5.0
  Postgraduate 2 1.7
Income    
  No fixed income 76 63.3
  Less than £100/month 17 14.2
  £100-£300/month 27 22.5
House damage    
  No damage 5 4.2
  Slightly damaged 22 18.3
  Majorly damaged 43 35.8
  Totally ruined 50 41.7
Loss    
  None 6 5.0
  Below £500 33 27.5
  £500-£2000 18 15.0
  More than £2000 63 52.5
Age group    
  Mean(SD) 56.90(13.67)  
  Range 19-82