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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants in MERS survivors, South Korea

From: Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression of survivors 12 months after the outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome in South Korea

CharacteristicsMeasureTotal (N = 63)
N or mean% or SD
GenderMale3961.9
Female2438.1
Age (years)Total49.212.6
20–391726.3
40–491727
50–591523.8
60-1422.2
Resident areaSeoul (The capital)2133.3
The metropolitan area2336.5
Other provinces1930.2
JobEmployed4063.5
Self-employed1117.5
Housewife34.8
Unemployed or retired34.8
Others69.5
MarriageMarried5079.4
Unmarried812.7
Divorce or bereaved58.0
Living with children (who are below 13 years old)Yes2133.4
ReligionYes4469.8
EducationBelow middle school1117.5
Graduation from high school1930.2
above university3352.4
Monthly income (US dollars, n = 56)below 17001625.4
1700–35002031.7
above 35002031.7
Medical illness prior to MERSYes2031.7
Previous history of psychiatric visitYes1015.9
  1. MERS, Middle East respiratory syndrome