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Table 2 Sociodemographic information of participants at baseline

From: Couple relationship education program “Living as Partners”: evaluation of effects on marital quality and conflict

Variables Men Women
M (SD) M (SD)
Age 37.93 (11.56) 36.54 (11.31)
Length of relationship 13, 32 (11,16) 13, 32 (11,16)
Variables Men Women
% (n) % (n)
Situation of the relationship
 Cohabitating (not married) 31.7 (13) 31.7 (13)
 Married 51.2 (21) 51.2 (21)
 Dating 17.1 (7) 17.1 (7)
Has children
 Yes 65.9 (27) 68.3 (28)
 No 34.1 (14) 29.3 (12)
Education
 Finished or unfinished primary 14.6 (6) 9.8 (4)
 Finished or unfinished secondary 29.3 (12) 26.8 (11)
 Unfinished higher 17.1 (7) 19.5 (8)
 Finished higher and graduation 39 (16) 43.9 (18)
Works
 Yes 80.5 (33) 78 (32)
 No 19.5 (8) 22 (9)
Personal income per month
 No income 22 (9) 14.6 (6)
 Until R$ 2640.00 48.8 (20) 58.5 (24)
 Between R$ 2641.00 and R$ 5280.00 9.8 (4) 17.1 (7)
 Between R$ 5281.00 and R$ 8800.00 9.8 (4) 2.4 (1)
 More than R$ 8801.00 9.8 (4) 7.3 (3)