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Table 1 Comparison of demographic variables between case and control groups

From: Temperament and character traits in substance use disorder in Iran: a case control study

  Control (n = 70) Case (n = 70) P value*
Sex (male/female) 59/11 70/0 0.001
Age (years) 28.7 ± 9.1 34.2 ± 7.8 < 0.0001
Marital status    < 0.0001
 Married 58 (82.9%) 16 (22.9%)
 Single 12 (17.1%) 45 (64.3%)
 Widow/divorced 0 (0%) 9 (12.9%)
Education    < 0.0001
 Secondary School 3 (4.3%) 30 (42.9%)
 Diploma 9 (12.9%) 28 (40.0%)
 Undergraduate 26 (37.1%) 12 (17.1%)
 Postgraduate 32 (45.7%) 0 (0%)
Job    0.049
 Full time 23 (32.9%) 15 (21.4%)
 Part time 32 (45.7%) 27 (38.6%)
 Unemployed 15 (21.4%) 28 (40.0%)
  1. Data were presented as Mean ± SD, frequency (%)
  2. *Based on Chi-square test