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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of the sample (n = 360)

From: Psychometric properties of the positive mental health instrument among people with mental disorders: a cross-sectional study

   Number Percent
Age group 21–39 years 189 52.5
  40–65 years 171 47.5
Gender Men 183 50.8
  Women 177 49.2
Ethnicity Chinese 145 40.3
  Malay 106 29.4
  Indian 109 30.3
Marital status Single 200 55.6
  Married 108 30.0
  Separated/divorced/widowed 52 14.4
Education Minimal/Primary 39 10.9
  Secondary 121 33.6
  Vocational 41 11.4
  A Level 27 7.5
  Diploma 87 24.2
  Tertiary 45 12.5
Employment Unemployed 164 45.7
  Employed 166 46.2
  Student 12 3.3
  Retired 7 1.9
  Homemaker 10 2.8
Diagnosis (spectrum) Schizophrenia (schizophrenia, schizoaffective, schizophreniform) 142 39.4
  Depression (depressive episode, depressive disorder, major depressive disorder) 139 38.6
  Anxiety (anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder) 79 21.9
History of illness (years) Mean (SD), Median 9.5 (8.6), 6
Global Assessment of functioning (GAF) score Mean (SD), Median 51.1 (16.1), 50