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Table 3 Different variables among IBS patient with or without anxiety/depressive disorder

From: Anxiety-depressive disorders among irritable bowel syndrome patients in Guilan, Iran

Variable Group Presence of Anxiety/Depressive isorder(256) P-value*
   Negative(66) Positive(190)  
Gender Male 34 (34%) 66 (66%) 0.016
  Female 32 (20.5%) 124 (79.5%)  
Marital Status Single 16 (34.8%) 30 (65.2%) 0.445
  Married 49 (23.9%) 156 (76.1%)  
  Widow or 1 (20%) 4 (80%)  
  Divorce    
Occupational Status Jobless 27 (18.4%) 120 (81.6%) 0.002
  Has a job 39 (35.8%) 70 (64.2%)  
Type of IBS Diarrhea 24 (21.4%) 88 (78.6%) 0.11
  Constipation 34 (32.7%) 70 (67.3%)  
  Mixed 8 (20%) 32 (80%)  
Severity of disease Mild 32 (47.8%) 35 (52.2%) 0.001
  Moderate 34 (20.4%) 133 (79.6%)  
  Severe 0 22 (100%)  
Educational Status Under diploma 25 (21%) 94 (79%) 0.104
  Diploma or higher 41 (29.9%) 96 (70.1%)  
Age group < 21 3 (25%) 9 (75%) 0.971
  21-39 39 (26.4%) 109 (73.6%)  
  ≥ 40 24 (25%) 72 (75%)  
  1. *P-values > 0.05 are considered non-significant (NS)