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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the sample

From: A confirmatory bifactor analysis of the hospital anxiety and depression scale in an Italian community sample

  Males Females Total
  N % N % N %
Age category       
18-24 65 8.44 70 8.4 135 8.4
25-34 120 15.58 118 14.2 238 14.9
35-44 160 20.78 152 18.3 312 19.5
45-54 145 18.83 144 17.4 289 18.1
55-64 120 15.58 124 15.0 244 15.3
≥ 65 160 20.78 221 26.7 381 23.8
Civil status       
Married 365 47.8 369 44.6 764 48.0
Not married 399 52.2 458 55.4 857 52.0
Education (years)       
5 47 6.2 94 11.4 141 8.9
6-8 161 21.3 164 20.0 325 20.6
9-13 363 48.0 341 41.5 704 44.6
≥ 14 186 24.6 223 27.1 409 25.9
Level of chronic disease/limitation       
No disease/no limitation 578 75.06 576 69.48 1154 72.17
Disease/no limitation 56 7.27 67 8.08 123 7.69
Disease/some limitation 102 13.25 153 18.46 255 15.95
Disease/severe limitation 34 4.42 33 3.98 67 4.19
Economic status       
Below the poverty line 463 61.16 499 60.85 962 61
Above the poverty line 294 38.84 321 39.15 615 39