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Table 4 Distribution of different variables among IBS patient with anxiety-depressive disorders

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

Variable Group Anxiety-depressive disorders(190) P-value* P-value**
   Anxiety(89) Depression(41) Co- morbid(60)   
Gender Male 35(53.1%) 15 (22.7%) 16 (24.2%) 0.765*** 0.271
  Female 54(43.5%) 26 (21%) 44 (35.5%)   
Marital Status Single 19(63.3%) 3 (10%) 8 (26.7%) < 0.01 0.104
  Married 70(44.9%) 36 (23.1%) 50 (32%)   
  Widow or divorce 0 2 (50%) 2 (50%)   
Occupational Status Jobless 56(46.7%) 23 (19.2%) 41 (34.2%) 0.459 0.456
  Has a job 33(47.1%) 18 (25.7%) 19 (27.2%)   
Type of IBS Diarrhea 50(56.8%) 12 (13.7%) 26 (29.5%) < 0.01 0.02
  Constipation 25(35.7%) 18 (35.7%) 27 (38.5%)   
  Mixed 14(43.7%) 11 (34.4%) 7 (21.9%)   
Severity of disease Mild 17(48.5%) 4 (11.4%) 14 (40.1%) 0.39 0.189
  Moderate 59(44.3%) 31 (23.3%) 43 (32.3%)   
  Severe 13(59.1%) 6 (27.3%) 3 (13.7%)   
Educational Status Under diploma 37(39.4%) 26 (27.7%) 31 (33%) 0.02 < 0.05
  Diploma or higher 52(54.2%) 15 (15.6%) 29 (30.3%)   
Age group < 21 6 (64.7%) 0 3 (33.3%) < 0.01 < 0.01
  21-39 62(56.9%) 16 (14.6%) 31 (28.5%)   
  ≥ 40 21(29.3%) 25 (34.8%) 26 (36%)   
  1. * P-values represent differences between anxiety and depression
  2. ** P-values represent differences in anxiety-depressive disorders
  3. *** P-values > 0.05 are considered non-significant (NS)