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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the sample (n = 2270)

From: Understanding the relationships between mental disorders, self-reported health outcomes and positive mental health: findings from a national survey

   n %
Age groups (Years) 18–34 679 34.9
35–49 618 33.3
50–64 611 24.5
65+ 362 7.2
Gender Female 1162 52.1
Male 1108 47.9
Ethnicity Chinese 701 77.5
Malay 603 10.4
Indian 693 8.1
Other 273 4.0
Marital status Single 666 37.9
Separated/Divorced 106 4.9
Widowed 79 1.5
Married 1419 55.7
Education level Primary and below 176 4.6
Secondary 590 20.2
Junior College 154 7.5
Vocational 160 5.5
Diploma 461 22.4
University 728 39.9
Employment Unemployed 114 5.1
Economically inactive 585 20.6
Employed 1571 74.3
Monthly household income (in SGD) 2000–3999 496 18.2
4000–5999 424 20.0
6000–9999 447 25.2
10,000 & above 421 25.5
< 2000 315 11.2