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Table 1 Sample Characteristics, Overall and Stratified by Gender

From: Association among dispositional mindfulness, self-compassion, and leukocyte telomere length in Chinese adults

  All Participants
(n = 158)
Female
(n = 100)
Male
(n = 58)
Age M(SD) 27.24 (5.24) 27.28 (5.56) 27.17(4.67)
Marital Status
 Single 127 (80.4%) 84 (84%) 43 (74.1%)
 In a Relationship 16 (10.1%) 9 (9%) 7 (12.1%)
 Married 14 (8.9%) 7 (7%) 7 (12.1%)
 Divorced 1 (.6%) 0 1 (1.7%)
Education
 Diploma 9 (5.7%) 5 (5%) 4 (6.9%)
 Bachelor’ Degree 111 (70.3%) 73 (73%) 38 (65.5%)
 Post-Graduate Degree (Master’s/PhD) 38 (24.1%) 22 (22%) 16 (27.6%)
Religion*
 No Religion 62 (39.2%) 40 (40%) 22 (37.9%)
 Christianity 32 (20.2%) 18 (18%) 14 (24.13%)
 Buddhism 34 (21.5%) 20 (20%) 14 (24.13%)
 Others 8 (5.1%) 3 (3%) 5 (8.6%)
Previous Experience with Therapy (Yes) 20 (12.7%) 11 (11%) 9 (15.5%)
  1. Note: *the numbers do not add up to 100% due to the presence of missing data across both genders