Control (192)
N (%)
Cases (178)
N (%)
Significance
Age:<30
30-
40 & more
Mean  ±  SD
49(25.5)
97(50.5)
46(24.0)
34.4 ± 9.6
48(27.0)
91(51.1)
39(21.9)
35.5 ± 8.7
c2=0.23,
P=0.88 t=1.1,P=0.3
Gender: Female
Male
60(31.2)
132(68.8)
55(30.0)
123(69.1)
c2=0.01,
P=0.9
Religion:  Muslim
Christian
185(96.4)
7(3.6)
171(96.1)
7(3.9)
c2=0.02,
P≤0.89
Marital status:
Married
Divorced  
Single
Widow
54(28.1)
9(4.7)
117(60.9)
12(6.2)
48(27.0)
7(3.9)
114(64.0)
9(5.1)
c2=0.5,
P=0.9
Education *:
literate
Primary-preparatory
Secondary school
Faculty education
64(33.3)
46(24.0)
68(35.4)
14(7.3)
50(28.1)
40(22.5)
80(44.9)
8(4.5)
c2=4.2,
P=0.24
Work *:
Not working
Student
Semi-skilled
Skilled worker
94(49.0)
71(37.0)
16(8.3)
11(5.7)
66(37.1)
97(54.5)
13(7.3)
2(1.1)
c2=14.96,
P=0.002
Residence:  Rural
Urban
93(48.4)
99(51.6)
89(50.0)
89(50.0)
c2=0.1,
P=0.76
* This classification is according to the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys Social Trends (1988)
Table 1: Socio-demographic features of control vs. cases.
Goto home»