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Table 1 General characteristics (N = 822)

From: Intentions of preventive depression management for a healthy pregnancy by gender among unmarried college students in Korea: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Categories Total Women
(n = 476)
Men
(n = 346)
95% CI χ2or t (p)
Mean (SD) or n (%) Lower Upper
Age (years)   23.06
(2.17)
22.65
(1.94)
23.62
(2.35)
0.67 1.28 6.33
(< 0.001)
  18–24 years 613
(74.6)
397
(83.4)
216
(62.4)
   
  25–29 years 209
(25.4)
79
(16.6)
130
(37.6)
   
Economic status Lower middle 590
(71.8)
333
(70.0)
257
(74.3)
   1.84
(0.174)
Upper middle 232
(28.2)
143
(30.0)
89
(25.7)
  
Smoking Yes 89
(10.8)
36
(7.6)
53
(15.3)
   12.48
(< 0.001)
Alcohol drinking Yes 641
(78.0)
349
(73.3)
292
(84.4)
   14.31
(< 0.001)
Have had thoughts about suicide Yes 209
(25.4)
140
(29.4)
69
(19.9)
   9.48
(0.002)
Sexual experience Yes 452
(55.0)
226
(47.5)
226
(65.3)
   25.76
(< 0.001)
Contraception use
(n = 452)
Never 13
(2.9)
10
(4.4)
3
(1.3)
   5.99
(0.112)
Sometimes 25
(5.5)
14
(6.2)
11
(4.9)
  
Often 127
(28.1)
56
(24.8)
71
(31.6)
  
Always 287
(63.5)
146
(64.6)
141
(62.4)
  
My (or, in the case of men, their partners) pregnancy experience (n = 452) Yes 5
(1.1)
4
(1.8)
1
(0.4)
   1.82a
(0.372
The importance of depression management during the preconception period for healthy pregnancy outcomes Not at all important 2
(0.2)
1
(0.2)
1
(0.3)
   1.49a
(0.685)
Slightly important 16
(1.9)
7
(1.5)
9
(2.6)
  
Important 342
(41.6)
197
(41.4)
145
(41.9)
  
Very important 462
(56.2)
271
(56.9)
191
(55.2)
  
  1. aFisher’s exact test; SD standard deviation; CI confidence interval