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Table 2 Socio-demographic and disability information about Nepali participants (N = 149)

From: Adapting World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 for Nepal

Variables Number (%)
Age (in years)*
Below 40 years 75 (50.3)
40 years and above 74 (49.7)
Sex
Male 65 (43.6)
Female 84 (56.4)
Marital status
Unmarried 30 (20.1)
Married 119 (79.9)
Literacy status
No (Illiterate) 51 (34.2)
Yes (Literate) 98 (65.8)
Residence
Rural 34 (22.8)
Urban 115 (77.2)
Family type**
Nuclear 85 (57)
Joint or extended 64 (43)
Occupational status
Employed 68 (45.6)
Housewife (Homemaker) 56 (37.6)
Unemployed 25 (16.8)
Socio-economic status***
Lower 60 (40.3)
Middle 44 (29.5)
Upper 45 (30.2)
Disability related factors
No disability 57 (38.3)
Psychiatric disorders only 54 (36.2)
Physical disorders only 31 (20.8)
Both psychiatric and physical disorders 7 (4.7)
  1. *Mean (SD): 40.6 (12.8); **Average family size: 5.2 (2.5); ***Mean Kuppuswamy score: 12.9 (6.0)