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Table 5 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of the relationship between demographic and pathological characteristics of patients and existence of generalized anxiety disorder

From: The psychological impact of inflammatory bowel disease as regards anxiety and depression: a single-center study

  Generalized anxiety disorder OR (CI 95%) Test of significance
No (N = 66) Yes (N = 39)
Mean ± SD
N (%)
Mean ± SD
N (%)
Value p-value Sig.
Age 32.89 ± 11.42 33.67 ± 10.39   t = −0.346 0.730T NS
Sex Female 31 (46.97%) 25 (64.1%) 0.5 (0.22–1.12) X2 = 2.891 0.089C NS
Male 35 (53.03%) 14 (35.9%)
Residency Urban 47 (71.21%) 30 (76.92%) 0.74 (0.3–1.85) X2 = 0.409 0.523C NS
Rural 19 (28.79%) 9 (23.08%)
Marital status Single 34 (51.52%) 19 (48.72%) Ref.   0.826F NS
Married 30 (45.45%) 18 (46.15%) 1.11 (0.49–2.54)
Divorced 2 (3.03%) 2 (5.13%) 1.33 (0.17–10.7)
IBD UC 52 (78.79%) 30 (76.92%) 1.11 (0.43–2.88) X2 = 0.05 0.823C NS
Crohn’s 14 (21.21%) 9 (23.08%)
Mayo score UC (N = 52, 30) 8.19 ± 2.48 8.73 ± 2.73   t = − 0.917 0.362T NS
CDAI (N = 14, 9) 246.53 ± 71.71 226.89 ± 45.3   t = 0.730 0.473T NS
  1. TStudent t-test of significance; t, Student t-test value
  2. CChi-square test of significance; X2, chi-square test value
  3. FMonte-Carlo Fisher’s exact test of significance