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Table 2 Demographic data on participants with psychiatric diseases

From: Rate of psychiatric disorders and associations with quality of life among community members following the Kaohsiung gas explosion: an 18-month cross-sectional follow-up study

  Non-PTSD or MDE Probable PTSD Probable MDE Probable PTSD & MDE p
n = 331 Rate(%) n = 34 Rate(%) n = 14 Rate(%) n = 9 Rate(%)
Sexa          0.383
 Male 178 87.7 13 6.4 7 3.4 5 2.5  
 Female 153 82.7 21 11.4 7 3.8 4 2.2  
Ageb          0.477
(Mean ± SD) 42.9 16.0 47.0 16.3 45.4 16.9 40.9 8.7  
Physical Injuriesa          0.680
 No 204 86.4 21 8.9 8 3.4 3 1.3  
 Mild or Moderate 79 84.9 8 8.6 3 3.2 3 3.2  
 Severe 48 81.4 5 8.5 3 5.1 3 5.1  
Working status          0.801
 Unemployed 107 84.3 13 10.2 5 3.9 2 1.6  
 Employed 224 85.8 21 8.0 9 3.4 7 2.7  
Current Marital Status          0.728
 Single 152 83.5 19 10.4 7 3.8 4 2.2  
 Married/Living Together 179 86.9 15 7.3 7 3.4 5 2.4  
Educational Level          0.051
 Junior High School or Below 66 78.6 14 16.7 3 3.6 1 1.2  
 Senior High School 119 88.8 9 6.7 5 3.7 1 0.7  
 College or Higher 146 85.9 11 6.5 6 3.5 7 4.1  
Religious Beliefs          0.755
 No 102 84.3 13 10.7 4 3.3 2 1.7  
 Yes 229 85.8 21 7.9 10 3.7 7 2.6  
Financial Problems          < 0.001*
 No 257 92.4 8 2.9 9 3.2 4 1.4  
 Yes 74 67.3 26 23.6 5 4.5 5 4.5  
  1. Note: aChi-square test; bOne-way ANOVA; *p < 0.001