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Table 1 Characteristics of the study (n = 97) and BCNS participants (n = 1823)

From: Food intake and blood cholesterol levels of community-based adults with mood disorders

Characteristic Study Sample
N (% of total)
BCNS
N (% of total)
Gender:   
Male 28 (28.9%)** 868 (47.6%)
Female 69 (71.1%)** 955 (52.4%)
Education level 1:   
Completed high school or less 21 (21.6%)** 737 (40.8%)
Technical school/some university 46 (47.4%) 810 (44.8%)
University degree 30 (30.9%)*** 261 (14.4%)
Marital status 2:   
Married or common law 37 (38.1%)*** 1178 (65.2%)
Divorced/separated/never married/widowed 27 (27.8%) 358 (19.8%)
Single 33 (34.0%)*** 273 (15.1%)
Smokers 20 (20.6%) 301 (16.5%)
  1. **p < 0.001
  2. ***p < 0.0001
  3. 1For this variable, total N for BCNS = 1808 and for study sample = 96
  4. 2For this variable, total N for BCNS = 1806