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Table 4 Education level in relation to anxiety, depression, and perceived stress after weight reduction

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

  High education Middle education Mann-Whitney P value
Anxiety 7.3 ± 2.85 8.9 ± 2.97 −1.708 0.08
Depression 5.65 ± 3.04 8.35 ± 3.49 −2.543 0.011
Perceived stress 18.35 ± 3.83 21.84 ± 3.66 −2.788 0.005*
  1. *Significant