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Table 5 Relationship between the total number of cases and patients with distress 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. (%)Distress (n = 50), no. (%)Test of significancep value
Stage
 Early21 (32.8)18 (36.0)FE = 1.050.35
 Advanced43 (67.2)32 (64.0)
Surgery
 Done (MRM, CS)53 (82.8)43 (86.0)FE + 1.630.20
 Not11 (17.2)7 (14.0)
Marital status
 Single17 (26.5)13 (26.0)FE = 0.031.00
 Married4(73.4)37 (74.0)
Menopause
 Pre36 (56.3)27 (54.0)χ2 = 0.470.49
 Post28 (43.8)23 (46.0)
Residence
 Urban14 (21.9)10 (20.0)FE = 0.470.48
 Rural50 (78.040 (80.0)
Occupation
 Unemployed61 (95.3)48 (96.0)FE = 0.240.62
 Employee3 (4.7)2 (4.0)
Education
 Illiterate33 (51.6)25 (50.0)χ2 = 0.220.63
 Educated31 (48.4)25 (50.0)
Income
 Satisfactory17 (26.6)5 (29.4)FE = 3.940.04a
 Not satisfactory47 (73.4)45 (95.7)
  1. χ2 chi-squared test, FE Fisher’s exact test
  2. aSignificant