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Table 2 An overview of the risk of anxiety (according to the GAD-7) based on demographic characteristics of both samples

From: A survey of depression and anxiety disorders in urban and rural Suriname

Variable   Nickerie
Risk anxiety
P Paramaribo
Risk anxiety
P
Age <40 12 (2.6%) 0.127 27 (2.9%) 0.053*
>40 27 (4.9%)   39 (4.3%)  
Gender Male 7 (1.6%) 0.049* 20 (2.6%) 0.002*
Female 32 (5.4%)   46 (4.3%)  
Education Low 32 (4.9%) 0.012* 46 (4.9%) 0.026*
Secondary 6 (1.7%)   10 (2.1%)  
High 0 (0%)   2 (1.5%)  
Marital Status Single 7 (2.6%) 0.056 24 (2.7%) 0.08
Married 17 (3.4%)   19 (3.9%)  
Widowed 4 (9.5%)   4 (6.5%)  
Divorced 5 (8.6%)   7 (9.3%)  
Concubinage 5 (3.4%)   10 (3.4%)  
Long-distance relationship 1 (10%)   2 (4.7%)  
Ethnic background West Indians 28 (4.4%) 0.037* 26 (6.1%) 0.527
Creole 3 (3.2%)   13 (2.4%)  
Maroons 0 (0%)   5 (2.3%)  
Javanese 7 (3.9%)   5 (2.7%)  
Mixed 0 (0%)   13 (3.3%)  
Other 1 (3.4%)   4 (4.8%)  
Daily activity Student/going to school 3 (3.2%) 0.000* 9 (3.8%) 0.019*
Working part-time 0 (0%)   4 (3.8%)  
Working full-time 9 (2.7%)   21 (2.2%)  
Unemployed/jobseeker 5 (5%)   10 (9%)  
Housewife/Houseman 22 (6.7%)   20 (7.3%)  
Handyman 0 (0%)   1 (2.6%)  
Retired 0 (0%)   66 (3.6%)