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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the participants in the two groups

From: The effectiveness of adapted group mindfulness-based stress management program on perceived stress and emotion regulation in midwives: a randomized clinical trial

Variable Control group MBSR P value*
N (%) N (%)
Total sample 21 (100) 19 (100)  
Marital status
Single 2 (9.5) 6 (31.6) 0.120
Married 19 (90.5) 13 (68.4)  
Children
No Children 10 (47.6) 14 (73.7) 0.248
One child 5 (23.8) 2 (10.5)  
Two children 6 (28.6) 3 (15.8)  
Education
Undergraduate 20 (95.2) 17 (89.5) 0.596
MSc or higher 1 (4.8) 2 (10.5)  
Departments
Childbirth block 10 (47.6) 12 (63.1) 0.802
Caesarean section 2 (9.5) 1 (5.3)  
Surgery room 1 (4.8) 0 (0.0)  
Emergency department 6 (28.6) 4 (21.0)  
Elective 1 (4.8) 1 (5.3)  
IVF 1 (4.8) 1 (5.3)  
Employment type
Non fixed term contract 2 (9.5) 8 (42.1) 0.041
Fixed term contract 6 (28.6) 3 (15.8)  
Contractual 3 (14.3) 5 (26.3)  
Official (experimental) 1 (4.8) 1 (5.3)  
Official (definitive) 9 (42.8) 2 (10.5)  
Spouse's occupation
Employee 19 (90.5) 7 (36.8) 0.001
Others 0 (0.0) 6 (31.6)  
Deceased 2 (9.5) 6 (31.6)  
Spouse's education
Under the diploma 1 (4.8) 0 (0.0) 0.026
Associate degree 0 (0.0) 3 (15.8)  
Undergraduate 10 (47.6) 7 (36.8)  
Masters 7 (33.3) 1 (5.3)  
Ph.D. 1 (4.8) 2 (10.5)  
Deceased 2 (9.5) 6 (31.6)  
Salary
Under 2 million Tomans 6 (28.6) 9 (47.4) 0.074
2 to 2.5 million Tomans 4 (19.0) 6 (31.6)  
2.5 to 3 million Tomans 7 (33.3) 0 (0.0)  
3 to 3.5 million Tomans 3 (14.3) 2 (10.5)  
4 million Tomans and more 1 (4.8) 2 (10.5)  
Home ownership
Owner 16 (76.2) 12 (63.2) 0.293
Tenant 4 (19.0) 7 (36.8)  
Others 1 (4.8) 0 (0.0)  
Having a vehicle
Owns 20 (95.2) 15 (78.9) 0.172
Doesn't own 1 (4.8) 4 (21.1)  
  1. *Chi-square test