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Table 1 Characteristic of the study participants

From: Measuring stress in Australia: validation of the perceived stress scale (PSS-14) in a national sample

  n %
Age
 Mean 50.3
 SD 14.8
 Min/Max 18–82
 Missing 0 0%
Sex
 Female 2388 61.9%
 Male 1469 38.1%
 Missing 0 0%
Education
 High school or less 1252 32.5%
 Technical education or university 2605 67.5%
 Missing 0 0%
Employed
 Yes 2274 59%
 No 1583 41%
 Missing 0 0
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