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Table 1 Demographic description of 432 female participants in a survey of abuse and mental disorders in Trinidad.

From: Abuse and mental disorders among women at walk-in clinics in Trinidad: A cross-sectional study

Variable   N (%)
Age Group (years) 18-19 12 (2.8)
  20-29 69 (16.0)
  30-39 51 (11.8)
  40-49 82 (19.0)
  50-59 91 (21.1)
  60-69 87 (20.1)
  ≥ 70 40 (9.3)
Marital Status Married 160 (37.0)
  Single 108 (25.0)
  Divorced 21 (4.9)
  Separated 20 (4.6)
  Common law 57 (13.2)
  Visiting § 64 (14.8)
  Widowed 1 (0.2)
  Others 1 (0.2)
Ethnicity Indo-Trinidadian* 193 (44.7)
  Afro-Trinidadian** 151 (35.0)
  Mixed 87 (20.1)
  Others 1 (0.2)
Monthly Income <$1,000 100 (23.1)
  $1,001-$2,500 149 (34.5)
  $2,501-$5,000 52 (12.0)
  >/= $5001 13 (3.0)
  Does Not Know 85 (19.7)
  No Response 33 (7.6)
Education Primary school (approximately Grade 5) 55 (12.7)
  School Leaving (Approximately Grades 5-6) 52 (12.0)
  Secondary School (approximately Grades 6 and above) 83 (19.2)
  Higher Education (Certificate/Diploma, Degree) 41 (9.5)
  Others 15 (3.5)
  None 186 (43.1)
Employment Yes 131 (30.3)
  No 301 (69.7)
  1. • * or ** Trinidadians of South Asian or African descent
  2. • §A long-term relationship where a common home is not shared, participants may live at their family of origin or independent premises