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Table 3 The effect of gender, choices and class using generalized linear Poisson regression model

From: Stress and its correlates among medical students in six medical colleges: an attempt to understand the current situation

Symptom Count (%) Gender effect Class effect Choice effect
Chi P Chi P Chi P
Sleep disturbance 227 (36.9%) 0.46445 0.4956 8.7095 0.06878 0.94942 0.3299
GI upset 407 (66.2%) 7.7484 0.005376 14.924 0.004861 15.662 0.00008
Appetite change 374 (60.8%) 23.576 0.0000012 3.8623 0.425 0.70752 0.4003
Worrying 273 (44.4%) 4.8785 0.02719 8.5999 0.07192 2.3338 0.1266
Forgetfulness 405 (65.9%) 2.7221 0.09897 1.6408 0.8014 1.6408 0.8014
Avoidance 399 (64.9%) 4.7763 0.02885 5.812 0.2136 4.9584 0.02596
Low confidence 352 (57.2%) 2.1641 0.1413 7.9162 0.0947 0.94935 0.3299
Agitation 463 (75.3%) 11.345 0.0007564 63.255 0.0000001 1.8726 0.1712
Indecisiveness 370 (60.2%) 6.1741 0.01296 13.396 0.009493 0.05808 0.8096
Headache 295 (48%) 5.9088 0.01507 10.264 0.0362 0.01748 0.8948
Abnormal behavior (e.g., nail biting) 451 (73.3%) 3.8965 0.04839 2.2873 0.6831 1.2621 0.2613
Anergia 315 (51.2%) 0.16592 0.6838 11.855 0.01846 0.35200 0.553