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Table 1 Demographics and clinical characteristics of participants

From: The role of perceived stress and cognitive function on the relationship between neuroticism and depression among the elderly: a structural equation model approach

Characteristics (n = 349)Value n (%) or mean (SD)Range
Sex, Female200 (57.3) 
Age, years69.15 (6.38)60–86
Years of education7.07 (5.16)0–23
Main Physical illness for surgery
 Malignant neoplasm115 (33.0) 
 Primary gonarthrosis34 (9.7) 
 Calculus of gall bladder32 (9.2) 
 Fracture20 (5.7) 
 Benign neoplasm19 (5.4) 
 Inguinal hernia13 (3.7) 
 Uterovaginal prolapse10 (2.9) 
Co-morbidities
 Hypertension190 (54.44) 
 Diabetes Mellitus45 (12.89) 
 Renal disease41 (11.75) 
 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease12 (3.44) 
 Ischemic heart disease21 (6.02) 
PSS-1012.45 (5.33)0–27
NI30.87 (9.22)15–57
MoCA18.25 (3.71)13–29
GDS-153.57 (2.29)0–13
  1. Abbreviations: n Number, SD Standardized deviation, PSS-10 10-item Perceived Stress Scale, NI Neuroticism inventory, MoCA Montreal Cognitive Assessment, GDS-15 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale