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Table 3 Overview of the relationship between demographics and risk of high anxiety about body sensations

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

Variable   Nickerie P Paramaribo P
Low High Low High
Age <40 395 (84%) 75(16%) 0.001* 760 (82.5%) 161 (17.5%) 0.943
>40 463 (83.9%) 89 (16.1%)   808 (88.2%) 108 (11.8%)  
Gender Male 387 (89.6%) 45 (10.4%) 0.000* 696 (90.2%) 76 (9.8%) 0.000*
Female 471 (79.8%) 119 (20.2%)   872 (81.9%) 193 (18.1%)  
Education Low 531 (81.7%) 119 (18.3%) 0.306 794 (84.8%) 142 (15.2%) 0.033*
Secondary 315 (88%) 43 (12%)   397 (85.2%) 69 (14.8%)  
High 11 (84.6%) 2 (15.4%)   123 (89.8%) 14 (10.2%)  
Marital Status Single 238 (87.5%) 34 (12.5%) 0.051 725 (82.7%) 152 (17.3%) 0.322
Married 403 (81.7%) 90 (18.3%)   431 (89%) 53 (11%)  
Widowed 34 (81%) 8 (19%)   54 (87.1%) 8 (12.9%)  
Divorced 47 (81%) 11(19%)   64 (85.3%) 11 (14.7%)  
Concubinage 126 (86.3%) 20 (13.7%)   257 (86.8%) 39 (13.2%)  
Long-distance relationship 9 (90%) 1 (10%)   37 (86%) 6 (14%)  
Ethnic background West Indians 525 (83.2%) 106 (16.8%) 0.001* 368 (86.8%) 56 (13.2%) 0.277
Creole 83 (87.4%) 12 (12.6%)   450 (84.7%) 81 (15.3%)  
Maroon 6 (100%) 0 (0%)   165 (76.4%) 51 (23.6%)  
Javanese 148 (81.8%) 33 (18.2%)   171 (91.4%) 16 (8.6%)  
Mixed 66 (84.6%) 12 (15.4%)   344 (87.1%) 51 (12.9%)  
Other 28 (96.6%) 1 (3.4%)   70 (83.3%) 14 (16.7%)  
Daily activity Student/going to school 81 (86.2%) 13 (13.8%) 0.001* 189 (80.8%) 45 (19.2%) 0.000*
Working part-time 59 (86.8%) 9 (13.2%)   86 (82.7%) 18 (17.3%)  
Working full-time 293 (87.5% 42 (12.5%)   826 (88%) 113 (12%)  
Unemployed/jobseeker 90 (89.1%) 11 (10.9%)   92 (82.9%) 19 (17.1%)  
Housewife/Houseman 244 (75.3%) 80 (24/7%)   217 (79.2%) 57 (20.8%)  
Handyman 42 (93.3%) 3 (6.7%)   33 (86.8%) 5 (13.2%)  
Retired 38 (86.4%) 6 (13.6%)   125 (91.2%) 12 (8.8%)