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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of clinically depressed and non-clinically depressed substance users in Myanmar

From: Factor structure and diagnostic efficiency of the Myanmar version BDI-II among substance users

  Clinically depressed (n = 40) Non-clinically depressed (n = 186)
Age (mean, SD) 36.6 (9.6) 41.9 (14.6)
Sex
 Female 2 (5.0%) 18 (9.7%)
 Male 38 (95.0%) 176(94.6%)
Ethnic
 Burmese 13 (32.5%) 117 (62.9%)
 Ethnic group 21 (53.8%) 52 (28.0%)
 Others 5 (12.5%) 18 (9.7%)
Marital status
 Single 23 (57.5%) 56 (30.1%)
 Married 13 (32.5%) 116 (62.4%)
 Divorced 3 (7.5%) 3 (1.6%)
 Widow 5 (2.7%)
 Separated 4 (2.2%)
Education
 Never attended school 2 (5.0%) 93 (50.0%)
 Primary school 12 (30.0%) 38 (20.4%)
 Middle school 21 (52.5%) 26 (14.0%)
 High school 3 (7.5%) 15 (8.1%)
 Graduate 1 (2.5%) 28 (15.1%)
Current employment status
 Unemployed 6 (15.0%) 19 (10.2%)
 Full time 4 (10.0%) 80 (43.0%)
 Part time 30 (75.0%) 78 (41.9%)
Drug use history Within 30 days Within 24 h
Opium 33 (14.6%) 23 (10.2%)
Heroin 183 (81.0%) 103 (45.6%)
Marijuana 2 (0.9%) 1 (0.4%)
Amphetamine-type stimulant (ATS) 66 (29.2%) 24 (10.6%)
Diazepam 1 (0.4%) 1 (0.4%)
Others 7 (3.1%) 6 (2.7%)