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Table 2 The sociodemographic characteristics of the participating students (N = 1500)

From: The association between stressful life events and depressive symptoms among Cypriot university students: a cross-sectional descriptive correlational study

  Frequency (N) Percentage (%)
Age   
17-20 933 62.2
21-24 502 33.5
25-40 65 4.3
Gender   
Male 448 29.9
Female 1052 70.1
Place of residence   
Metropolitan areas 850 58
sub-urban area 452 27.6
rural area 198 14.4
Ethnicity   
Cypriot 1415 94.3
Greek 67 4.5
Other 18 1.2
Family status   
Single 1402 93.5
Divorce 6 0.4
Married/living with partner 92 6.2
Employment   
No 1063 71
Yes 437 29
Academic year of study   
First 443 29.5
Second 426 28.4
Third 377 25.2
Fourth 254 16.9
Faculty   
Geotechnical sciences and Environmental management 164 10.9
Management and Economics 168 11.2
Applied Arts and Communication 219 14.6
Engineering and Technology 291 19.4
Health Sciences 658 49.3