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Table 1 The characteristics of the study sample (N = 2,080)

From: Psychological consequences and associated risk factors among adult survivors of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake

  N %   N %
Gender      Ethnic group   
Male 1,227 59.0    Han 1,674 80.5
Female 853 41.0    Tibetan 147 7.1
       Qiang 211 10.1
Age groups       Other 48 2.3
18-30 441 21.2    
31-40 849 40.8   Education level   
41-50 609 29.3    No degreea 1095 52.6
51-68 181 8.7    Bachelor 938 45.1
       Graduate 47 2.3
Income (RMB/month)      
<1000 RMB 385 18.5   Housing status   
1000-2000 RMB 1360 65.4    Original house 758 36.4
2000-3000 RMB 264 12.7    Public dormitory 295 14.2
>3000 RMB 71 3.4    Rented house 643 30.9
    Temporary accommodation 384 18.5
  1. aIn China only undergraduates and above have a degree, so in our study all education lower than undergraduate level (including college diploma, high school and less than high school) are included in “No degree” group.