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Table 1 Socio-demographic Characteristics (N = 232)

From: Risk and protective factors associated with the mental health of young adults in Kabul, Afghanistan

Variables n (%)
Age: M = 23.36, SD = 4.64
Gender
 Female 90 (43.2)
 Male 117(56.8)
Ethnicity
 Pashtun 73 (36.8)
 Tajik 77 (35.9)
 Othera 59 (27.3)
Marital Status
 Married 80 (38.7)
 Not Marriedb 123 (62.3)
Education
 College and beyond 87 (40.3)
 HS Diploma and lower 122 (59.7)
Employment
 Employed 87 (42.3)
 Unemployed 118 (57.7)
Income
 Comfortable 76 (36.4)
 Not comfortable 129 (63.6)
Hope w/re to own future
 Hopeful 119 (57.5)
 Not Hopeful 88 (42.5)
Optimism w/re to Afg.’s Future
 Optimistic 134 (65.0)
 Not Optimistic 72 (35.0)
CD-RISC-25: Resilience: M = 60.53, SD = 13.86
PCS Score: Physical Health Status: M = 45.59, SD = 7.77
  1. aincludes Hazaras, Nuristanis, Uzbeks; bincludes ‘never married’, and two participants widowed, and four participants divorced/separated