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Table 1 Comparison of demographic characteristics, RLS,comorbidity, ASRS, WURS, BDI, and BAI scale scores between ADHD groups

From: The relationship between disease symptoms and restless legs syndrome in adult attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder without iron deficiency

   ADHD groups   
ADHD-I
S = 53
(44.2%)
ADHD-C
S = 67
(55.8%)
S (%) S (%) Test istatistiği
(Chi-square value)
p-value
Gender Female 23 (39.7%) 35 (60.3%) 0.927 0.336a
Male 30 (48.4%) 32 (51.6%)
Marital status Married 5 (45.5%) 6 (54.5%)   1.000b
Single 48 (44%) 61 (56%)
Education level High school and below 18 (58.1%) 13 (41.9%) 3.274 0.070a
University 35 (39.3%) 54 (60.7%)
RLS Have not RLS 44 (53.7%) 38 (46.3%) 9.461 0.002a
Have RLS 9 (23.7%) 29 (76.3%)
Comorbidity of depression and/or anxiety disorder No 38 (44.7%) 47 (55.3%) 0.034 0.853a
Yes 15 (42.9%) 20 (57.1%)
   Mean ± SD
Median (min-max)
Mean ± SD
Median (min-max)
Test statistics (t-value, Mann-Whitney U-value) p-value
Age   24 (18–30)
23.64 ± 3.29
25 (18–28)
24.45 ± 2.48
2037.5 0.162d
ASRS   44 (27–63)
44.96 ± 7.88
55 (23–71)
52.86 ± 10.19
2691 < 0.001d
WURS   47.98 ± 16
46 (17–84)
53.08 ± 16.39
53 (20–91)
−1.713 0.089c
BDI   18.05 ± 9.89
18 (3–44)
19.98 ± 11.10
20 (3–56)
−0.990 0.324c
BAI   14 (0–42)
16.28 ± 10.09
17 (0–51)
20.61 ± 13.03
2081 0.106d
Serum ferritin level   59.8 ± 17.3 55.2 ± 21.2   
Hemoglobin   12.7 ± 1.1 12.8 ± 0.8   
  1. aChi-square test, bFisher’s exact test, cStudent’s t-test, dMann-Whitney U