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Table 1 Sociodemographics

From: Depression and its associated factors: perceived stress, social support, substance use and related sociodemographic risk factors in medical school residents in Nairobi, Kenya

Variable N Mean (SD)/Frequency (%)
Age, mean years (SD) 320 31.8 (− 3.07)
Gender, n (%) 337  
 Female   157 (46.6)
 Male   180 (53.4)
Religion, n (%) 335  
 Catholic   81 (24.2)
 Protestant   164 (49)
 Muslim   57 (17)
 Other   33 (9.9)
Medical specialty, n (%) 338  
 Internal medicine   59 (17.5)
 Pediatrics   51 (15.1)
 Obstetrics and Gynecology   77 (22.8)
 General surgery   47 (13.9)
 ENT surgery   28 (8.3)
 Cardiothoracic surgery   9 (2.7)
 Anesthesia   38 (11.2)
 Psychiatry   29 (8.6)
Relationship status, n (%) 338  
 Single (never married)   90 (26.6)
 Dating   52 (15.4)
 Married   188 (55.6)
 Separated/ Divorced   8 (2.4)
Exercise per week, n (%) 337  
 0 h.   111 (32.9)
  <  1 h   89 (26.4)
 1–2.5 h   75 (22.3)
  > 2.5 h   62 (18.4)
Type of exercise, n (%) 334  
 Aerobic (jogging, walking,   150 (44.9)
 Strength   27 (8.1)
 Aerobic and strength   30 (9.0)
 Other (specify)   16 (4.8)
 None   111 (33.2)
Hobbies, n (%) 336  
 Yes   250 (74.4)
 No   86 (25.6)
Family member with depression, n (%) 338  
 Yes   72 (21.3)
 No   266 (78.7)
Previous diagnosis of depression, n (%) 336  
 Yes   20 (6)
 No   316 (94)
Illness other than depression, n (%) 337  
 Yes   36 (10.7)
 No   301 (89.3)
Number of children, n (%) 331  
 None   155 (46.8)
 One   84 (25.4)
 Two   69 (20.8)
 3 or more   23 (6.9)
Total monthly income in Kenyan Shillings, n (%) 332  
 10,000 – 50,000   22 (6.6)
 51,000 – 100,000   35 (10.5)
 101,000 – 150,000   79 (23.8)
  > 150,000   196 (59)
Days you had 7 to 9 h of sleep, mean number of days (range) 331 2.7 (0–7)