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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants

From: Self-reported psychological distress during the COVID-19 outbreak in Nepal: findings from an online survey

Background characteristics % N
Sex   
 Male 69.5 1400
 Female 30.5 614
Age groups   
 Less than 25 years 13.2 266
 25–30 years 28.4 572
 31–35 years 23.6 476
 36–40 years 15.5 312
 Above 40 years 19.3 388
Marital status   
 Unmarried 30.2 608
 Married 69.8 1406
Children under 2 years and pregnancy in the household   
 Pregnancy only 5.9 119
 Children under 2 years only 17.4 350
 Pregnancy and children under 2 years 7.0 140
 Neither 69.8 1405
Current residence   
 Own house 63.4 1277
 Rented room/house 36.6 737
Occupation   
 Agriculture/labour/household work 9.6 193
 Service 35.9 724
 Business 8.1 164
 Health worker 20.2 407
 Student 13.8 278
 Other 12.4 248
Family monthly income   
 Less than 10,000 12.2 245
 10,000–20,000 23.6 475
 20,001–50,000 37.4 753
 Above 50,000 26.9 541
Province   
 Province 1 8.8 178
 Province 2 7.5 151
 Bagmati Province (only capital city) 37.3 752
 Bagmati Province (excluding capital city) 8.4 215
 Gandaki Province 10.7 207
 Province 5 10.3 159
 Karnali Province 7.9 182
 Sudurpashchim Province 9.0 170
Ecological zone   
 Hill/mountain 66.6 1341
 Terai 33.4 673
 Total 100.0 2014