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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of study sample

From: Challenges in measuring depression among Ugandan fisherfolk: a psychometric assessment of the Luganda version of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D)

CharacteristicN = 300 (%)
Gender
 Men132 (44.0%)
 Women168 (56.0%)
Marital Status
 Currently Married129 (43.0%)
 Divorced128 (42.7%)
 Widowed13 (4.3%)
 Never married30 (10.0%)
Age
 Mean age (SD)31.36 years (8.2)
HIV status
 HIV-positive59 (19.7%)
 HIV-negative (from a test < 12 months ago)172 (57.3%)
 Status unknown (never tested or tested negative more than 12 months ago)69 (23.0%)
Primary Occupation
 Fisherman75 (25.0%)
 Fishmongerer75 (25.0%)
 Alcohol Seller75 (25.0%)
 Commercial Sex Worker75 (25.0%)
Mean Monthly Earnings (with SD)a$55.82 ($51.56)
Monthly Earnings (converted to US dollars)
  ≥ $12092 (30.7%)
 $61–$11966 (22.0%)
 $25–6064 (21.3%)
  < $2578 (26.0%)
  1. aconverted from Ugandan shillings to US dollars