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Table 1 The socio-demographic characteristics of the participants

From: The relationship of supportive roles with mental health and satisfaction with life in female household heads in Karaj, Iran: a structural equations model

Variables [quantitative] Mean ± SD Minimum Maximum
Age [year] 43.1 ± 1.7 20 49
Education 7.05 ± 5.6 0 20
Mental Health Physical Problems 8.6. ±1.4 social support family 22.2 ± 2.9
Anxiety symptoms and sleep disorders 11.6 ± 5.5
Social Dysfunction 11.9 ± 4 Friend 18.1 ± 2.5
Depression 5.7 ± 5.4
total 37.8 ± 10.7
Perceived social support Family 11.5 ± 4.1
acquaintances 22.1 ± 1.6
Friend 10.8 ± 4.1
acquaintances 11.9 ± 3.9
total 34.2 ± 10.2 total 62.4 ± 4.9
Variables [qualitative] F (%) Variables F(%)
 Number of people in Family < 2 163 (57) Occupation Housewife 85 (29.7)
≥2 119 (41.6) Laborer 127 (44.4)
 Number of Children Zero 45 (15.7) Corporate Job 30 (10.4)
1 80 (28)
2 87 (30.4)
3 and above 74 (25.9)