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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the population by gender

From: Dependence to legally prescribed opioid analgesics in a university hospital in Medellin-Colombia: an observational study

Variable Options Male
N = 30 (%)
Female
N = 30 (%)
Total
N = 60 (%)
P-value
Age 18–60 years old 30 (100) 26 (87) 56 (93) 0.11a
>60 years old 0 (0) 4 (13) 4 (7)
Marital Status Single, widowers or divorced 14 (47) 15 (50) 29 (48) 0.89b
Married & cohabiting 13 (43) 13 (43) 26 (44)
No data 3 (10) 2 (7) 5 (8)
Origin Metropolitan Area 18 (60) 15 (50) 33 (55) 0.73b
Outside The Metropolitan Area 6 (20) 7 (23) 13 (22)
No data 6 (20) 8 (27) 14 (23)
Occupation Employee 19 (63) 23 (77) 42 (70) 0.50b
Unemployed 7 (23) 5 (17) 12 (20)
No data 4 (14) 2 (6) 6 (10)
Education Level Undergraduate 15 (50) 19 (63) 34 (57) 0.35b
Postgraduate 7 (23) 3 (10) 10 (16)
No data 8 (27) 8 (27) 16 (27)
  1. aP-value by Fisher’s exact test
  2. bP-value by Chi-square test