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Table 2 Relation between sociodemographic data and psychiatric comorbidity in end stage renal diseases patients

From: Psychiatric comorbidity and quality of life in patients undergoing hemodialysis

VariableDepression (N = 66)Absent depression (N = 51)Sig. testP value
No.%No.%
 AgeMean (SD)56.98 ± 10.82854.29 ± 12.861t = 0.8950.654
 SexMale (n = 65)3452.3%3147.7%X2 = 0.3520.208
Female (n = 52)3261.5%2038.5%
 Marital statusSingle228.6%571.4%X2 = 4.5800.205
Married5556.7%4243.3%
Divorced after dialysis3100%00%
Widow660%440%
 Number of childrenNon960%640%X2 = 8.3320.016*
1–32342.6%3157.4%
> 33470.8%1429.2%
 EducationIlliterate3559.3%2440.7%X2 = 8.1760.043*
Primary educated777.8%222.2%
High school1961.3%1238.7%
University527.8%1372.2%
 OccupationWorking1238.7%1961.3%X2 = 6.9770.031*
Not working3558.3%2541.7%
Stopped working after dialysis1973.1%726.9%
 Anxiety (N = 60)Absent anxiety (N = 57)Sig. testP value
No.%No.%
 AgeMean (SD)57.45 ± 8.33954.09 ± 14.4341.7590.016*
 SexMale4467.7%2132.3%15.764< 0.001**
Female1630.8%3669.2%  
 Marital statusSingle00%7100%X2 = 20.883< 0.001**
Married5960.8%3839.2%
Divorced after dialysis00%3100%
Widow110%990%
 Number of childrenNon320%1280%X2 = 20.003< 0.001**
1–32138.9%3361.1%
> 33675%1225%
 EducationIlliterate3254.2%2745.8%X2 = 2.750.432
Primary educated555.6%444.4%
High school1754.8%1445.2%
University633.3%1266.7%
 OccupationWorking1238.7%1961.3%X2 = 11.9580.003**
Not working2745%3355%
Stopped working after dialysis2180.8%519.2%
  1. SD standard deviation, X2 chi square
  2. The symbol * means significant value
  3. The symbol ** means highly significant value