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Table 3 Education level in relation to anxiety, depression, and perceived stress before weight reduction

From: Psychiatric morbidities of female obesity before and after dieting: an Egyptian sample

  High education Middle education Mann-Whitney P value
Anxiety 10.45 ± 4.95 13.75 ± 5.66 −2.047 0.041
Depression 8.35 ± 5.47 12.05 ± 5.10 −2.413 0.016
Perceived stress 21.85 ± 5.78 27.50 ± 5.8 −2.918 0.004*
  1. *Significant