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Table 4 Frequency distribution and association of probably normal and OCD among different socio-demographic features

From: Prevalence of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) among Iraqi undergraduate medical students in time of COVID-19 pandemic

Variables Probably normal students (N = 937) Probably OCD students (N = 707) p value
Age\years (mean ± SD) 20.8 ± 1.8 20.5 ± 1.7 0.002
Numbers of sleep hours (mean ± SD) 8.1 ± 1.7 8.1 ± 2.0 0.81
Gender N (%) N (%)
 Males 312 (33.3) 216 (30.6) 0.23
 Females 625 (66.7) 491 (69.4)
Marital status
 Single 902 (96.3) 684 (96.7) 0.6
 Married 35 (3.7) 23 (3.3)
College years
 First year 287 (30.6) 244 (34.5) < 0.001
 Second year 169 (18) 158 (22.3)
 Third year 177 (18.9) 159 (22.5)
 Fourth year 136 (14.5) 63 (8.9)
 Fifth year 88 (9.4) 45 (6.4)
 Sixth year 80 (8.5) 38 (5.4)
Family history of OCD
 Yes 186 (19.9) 167 (23.6) 0.06
 No 751 (80.1) 540 (76.4)
Presence of other psychological symptoms
 Worry 319 (34) 355 (50.2) < 0.001
 Depression 212 (22.6) 253 (35.8) < 0.001
 Drug abuse 0 (0) 2 (0.3) 0.1
 Sleeping disorders 227 (24.2) 249 (35.2) < 0.001
 Feeding disorders 126 (13.4) 157 (22.2) < 0.001
 Stress 288 (30.7) 329 (46.5) < 0.001