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Table 1 Characteristics of the present sample (N = 3255)

From: Prevalence of depression symptoms and associated sociodemographic and clinical correlates among Syrian refugees in Lebanon

  Total
N (%)
Gender
 Female 2184 67.1%
 Male 1071 32.9%
Age (mean & SD) 36.53 (13.87)
 18–25 825 25.3%
 26–35 878 27.0%
 36–45 772 23.7%
 > 45 780 24.0%
Marital Status
 Married 2553 78.4%
 Single 552 17.0%
 Divorced 32 1.0%
 Widowed 106 3.3%
 Separated 12 0.4%
City of Origin
 Hama 616 18.9%
 Aleppo 606 18.6%
 Raqqa 515 15.8%
 Idlib 498 15.3%
 Homs 456 14%
 Deir ez-Zor 299 9.2%
 Others 262 8.0%
Time of Arrival to Lebanon
 < 2011 616 18.9%
 2012–2015 2039 62.6%
 2016–2020 600 18.4%
Location
 Beirut 670 20.6%
 Bekaa 1062 32.6%
 North Lebanon 942 28.9%
 South Lebanon 581 17.8%
Current Occupation
 Unemployed 2420 74.6%
 Employed 826 25.4%
Exercise
 Yes 611 20.80%
 No 2328 79.20%
Tobacco Use
 No use 2109 67.6%
 Ex-user 91 2.9%
 Current 920 29.5%
  Hookah 171 5.30%
  Cigar 46 1.40%
  Cigarettes 797 24.50%
Alcohol Use
 Yes 17 0.50%
 No 2992 99.50%
Medication Use (Psychiatric)
 Antidepressant 28 0.9%
 Antipsychotic 9 0.3%
 Anxiolytic 7 0.2%
Medical Conditions
 Hypertension 326 10.0%
 Neurological disorders 196 6.0%
 Diabetes 185 5.7%
 Cardiovascular Disease 175 5.4%
 Coronary Artery Disease 62 1.9%
Mental Health Conditions
 Any Mental Health Condition 40 1.23%