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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics between Christians and Non-christians

From: The associations between religion, bereavement and depression among Hong Kong nurses

  Christian faith
No (%) Yes (%)
Gender
 Male 71 67.6 34 32.4
 Female 471 63.2 274 36.8
Age
 21–24 53 68.8 24 31.2
 25–34 185 67.5 89 32.5
 35–44 176 62.2 107 37.8
 45–54 112 60.2 74 39.8
 55–64 16 55.2 13 44.8
Education level
 Bachelor degree or above 377 63.4 218 36.6
 Associate degree 68 63.0 40 37.0
 Secondary school (form 4–7) 98 66.7 49 33.3
Marital status
 Single, never married 233 64.5 128 35.5
 Married or cohabitance 296 63.4 171 36.6
 Divorced, separated, widowed 13 59.1 9 40.9
Monthly household income (HKD)
 20,000–39,000 157 65.7 82 34.3
 40,000–59,000 200 64.1 112 35.9
 ≥60,000 185 62.1 113 37.9
Specialty
 General nursing 365 61.9 225 38.1
 Mental health nursing 178 68.5 82 31.5
Position
 Frontline nurses 478 64.5 263 35.5
 Nurse managers 65 59.1 45 40.9
Years of employment
 <10 269 66.9 133 33.1
 ≥11 274 61.0 175 39.0
Job satisfaction
 No 209 68.1 98 31.9
 Yes 333 61.4 209 38.6
Chronic illness
 No 419 63.5 241 36.5
 Yes 123 64.7 67 35.3
Bereavement (first degree relative)
 No 524 64.5 288 35.5
 Yes 19 50.0 19 50.0
Bereavement (other friends or relatives)
 No 399 66.2 204 33.8
 Yes 143 58.1 103 41.9
Smoking
 No 536 64.0 302 36.0
 Smoked <6 cigarettes a week 5 55.6 4 44.4
 Smoked >7 cigarettes a week 2 66.7 1 33.3
Current drinker
 No 413 63.7 235 36.3
 Yes (1–2 times/month) 104 64.2 58 35.8
 Yes (daily to few times) 25 64.1 14 35.9
Depressive symptoms
 No 343 62.8 203 37.2
 Yesa 200 65.6 105 34.4
  1. a DASS_depression score ≥10