Korean Journal of Family Practice

Table. 1.

General characteristics of subjects according to depressive symptom

Characteristics Non-depression Depressiona P-value
Sex 0.020
Male 634 (89.8) 72 (10.2)
Female 698 (85.9) 115 (14.1)
Age (y) 0.001
19–29 587 (84.7) 106 (15.3)
30–39 745 (90.2) 81 (9.8)
Household income level 0.499
Low 326 (85.6) 55 (14.4)
Mid low 342 (89.1) 42 (10.9)
Mid high 328 (87.9) 45 (12.1)
High 336 (88.2) 45 (11.8)
Education level 0.001
≤Elementary school 2 (50.0) 2 (50.0)
Middle school 18 (75.0) 6 (25.0)
High school 469 (85.1) 82 (14.9)
≥College 843 (89.7) 97 (10.3)
Occupation 0.029
No 407 (85.0) 72 (15.0)
Yes 925 (88.9) 115 (11.1)
Family number 0.038
1 119 (81.0) 28 (19.0)
2 183 (86.3) 29 (13.7)
3 434 (89.7) 50 (10.3)
≥4 596 (88.2) 80 (11.8)
Spouse status <0.001
Unmarried 692 (84.4) 128 (15.6)
With spouse 624 (91.8) 56 (8.2)
Married but without spouse 16 (84.2) 3 (15.8)
Perceived health status <0.001
Good 471 (92.0) 41 (8.0)
Moderate 716 (87.6) 101 (12.4)
Bad 145 (76.3) 45 (23.7)
Hypertension 20 (80.0) 5 (20.0) 0.222
Dyslipidemia 19 (82.6) 4 (17.4) 0.515
Angina or myocardial infarction 1 (50.0) 1 (50.0) 0.231
Diabetes 5 (62.5) 3 (37.5) 0.064
Thyroid disease 16 (94.1) 1 (5.9) 0.711
Cancer 17 (89.5) 2 (10.5) >0.999
Asthma 18 (81.8) 4 (18.2) 0.337
Atopic dermatitis 46 (88.5) 6 (11.5) 0.863
Allergic rhinitis 270 (86.0) 44 (14.0) 0.303
Alcohol drinking 0.115
<1/mo 406 (86.6) 63 (13.4)
1/mo≤frequency<2/wk 604 (89.6) 70 (10.4)
≥2/wk 322 (85.6) 54 (14.4)
Average sleep duration 0.216
<7 h 457 (85.9) 75 (14.1)
7 h≤sleep duration<9 h 731 (88.3) 97 (11.7)
≥9 h 144 (90.6) 15 (9.4)
Stress perception <0.001
Low 899 (94.1) 56 (5.9)
High 433 (76.8) 131 (23.2)
Smoking 0.012
Non-smoker 837 (88.7) 107 (11.3)
Ex-smoker 208 (90.4) 22 (9.6)
Smoker 287 (83.2) 58 (16.8)
Physical activity level 0.164
Low 618 (89.3) 74 (10.7)
Moderate 600 (86.7) 92 (13.3)
High 114 (84.4) 21 (15.6)
Body mass index 0.363
Underweight 92 (86.8) 14 (13.2)
Normal 847 (88.6) 109 (11.4)
Obese 393 (86.0) 64 (14.0)

Values are presented as number (%).

aDepression: ≥2 weeks of continuing depressive mood.

Analyzed by chi-square test (categorical variable). P-value by chi-square test (categorical variable).

Korean J Fam Pract 2021;11:120~126 https://doi.org/10.21215/kjfp.2021.11.2.120
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