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Table 3 Relationship between the total number of cases and patients with depression as regarding patient’s and disease’s characteristics

From: Anxiety, depression and perceived stress among breast cancer patients: single institute experience

 Total (n = 64), no. (%)Depression (n = 44) no. (%)Test of significancep value
Stage
 Early21 (32.8)14 (31.8)χ2 = 0.060.80
 Advanced43 (67.2)30 (68.2)  
Surgery
 Done (MRM, CS)53 (82.8)36 (81.8)FE = 0.091.00
 Not11 (17.2)8 (18.2)  
Marital status
 Single17 (26.5)9 (20.5)χ2 = 2.690.10
 Married47 (73.4)35 (79.5)  
Menopause
 Pre36 (56.3)24 (54.5)χ2 = 0.160.68
 Post28 (43.8)20 (45.5)  
Residence
 Urban14 (21.9)10 (22.7)FE = 0.061.00
 Rural50 (78.034 (77.3)  
Occupation
 Unemployed61 (95.3)43 (97.7)FE = 1.830.17
 Employee3 (4.7)1 (2.3)  
Education
 Illiterate33 (51.6)19 (43.2)χ2 = 1.550.21
 Educated31 (48.4)25 (56.8)  
Income
 Satisfactory17 (26.6)9 (52.9)χ2 = 3.350.06
 Not satisfactory47 (73.4)36 (67.5)  
  1. χ2 chi-squared test, FE Fisher’s exact test