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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants

From: Expert panel’s modification and concurrent validity of the Teacher Stress Inventory among selected secondary school teachers in Nigeria

Variables Number Percent Mean (SD) Statistics p
Age group
 20–29 118 25.1 2.50 (0.72) 2.03F 0.11
 30–39 138 29.3 2.71 (0.80)
 40–49 178 37.8 2.59 (0.74)
 50–59 37 7.8 2.68 (0.76)
Gender
 Male 227 48.2 2.67 (0.72) 1.76t 0.08
 Female 244 51.8 2.55 (0.79)
Marital status
 Ever married 299 63.5 2.65 (0.82) 2.04t 0.03
 Never married 172 36.5 2.51 (0.64)
Type of school
 Public sector 309 65.6 2.51 (0.68) −3.30t 0.001
 Private sector 162 34.4 2.77 (0.87)
Class grade taught
 Senior or junior only 386 82.0 2.46 (0.62) −2.32t 0.02
 Senior and junior combined 85 18.0 2.64 (0.78)
Subjects taught
 Arts 183 38.9 2.47 (0.53) 27.7F <0.001
 Science 213 45.2 2.77 (0.78)
 Commercial 75 15.9 2.18 (0.59)
  1. t independent t test, F ANOVA