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Table 1 Frequencies of demographic variables and levels of stress among a sample of Pakistani dentists (n = 157)

From: Levels of perceived stress according to professional standings among dental surgeons of Karachi: a descriptive study

Variable (Mean ± SD) Median N (157) %
Age in years 28.1 ± 7.51 26.0(6)   
 20–29    115 73.2
 30–39    29 18.5
 40–49    7 4.5
 50 and above    6 3.8
Gender   
 Male    55 35
 Female    102 65
Marital status   
 Married    57 36.3
 Single    100 63.7
Working sector   
 Private    121 77.1
 Government    36 22.9
Stress 18.3 ± 5.41 18.0(6)   
 Low    22 14.01
 Moderate    65 41.4
 High    70 44.59