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Table 2 Education and average income in $ per month among stroke and non-stroke patients

From: The association of psychological stress and health related quality of life among patients with stroke and hypertension in Gaza Strip

  Stroke (N = 112) Non-stroke (N = 224) Mann-Whitney-U-test
  n, (%) n, (%) p-value
Level of education    
No education 67 (59.8) 84 (37.5)  
Primary school 11 (9.8) 29 (12.9)  
Preparatory school 8 (7.1) 44 (19.6)  
Secondary school 15 (13.4) 41 (18.3) 0.001
University degree 10 (8.9) 25 (11.2)  
Other 1 (0.9) 1 (0.4)  
Total 112 (100) 224 (100)  
Average income per month in U.S. $    
Less than 200 U.S. $ 48 (42.9) 101 (45.1)  
200–350 U.S. $ 29 (25.9) 76 (33.9)  
360–550 U.S. $ 29 (25.9) 39 (17.4)  
560–750 U.S. $ 6 (5.4) 8 (3.6) 0.236
More than 750 U.S. $ - -  
Total 112 (100) 224 (100)