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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample

From: Drug Abstinence Self-Efficacy Scale (DASES): psychometric properties of the Farsi version

  EFA sample
(n = 200)
CFA sample
(n = 200)
Test–retest
sample (n = 35)
Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
Age (years)
 20–29 39 (19.5) 47 (23.5) 16 (45.7)
 30–39 86 (43) 77 (38.5) 9 (25.7)
  ≥ 40 75 (37.5) 76 (38) 10 (28.6)
Employment status
 Unemployed 68 (34) 61 (30.5) 19 (54.3)
 Part time job 72 (36) 84 (42) 7 (20)
 Full time job 60 (30) 55 (27.5) 9 (25.7)
Educational Level
 Primary 47 (23.5) 43 (21.5) 9 (25.7)
 Secondary 134 (67) 129 (64.5) 14 (40)
 Higher 19 (9.5) 28 (14) 12 (34.3)
Marital status
 Single 64 (32) 68 (34) 10 (28.6)
 Married 81 (40.5) 95 (47.5) 14 (48.5)
 Divorced / widowed 55 (27.5) 37 (18.5) 8 (22.9)
  1. Basic sample demographics broken down by EFA, CFA, and Test–retest samples