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Table 2 Axes of functional distress according to WED in natives and mestizos in rural Ecuador

From: Psychological distress in patients with restless legs syndrome (Willis-Ekbom disease): a population-based door-to-door survey in rural Ecuador

  Patients, No. (%)  
Characteristic of functional distress Participants in series (N = 665) With WED (n = 40) Without WED (n = 625) Statistical significance, OR (95% CI);P valuea
Depression 76 (11.4) 12 (30.0) 64 (10.2) 4.5 (2.2-9.7); <.001
Anxiety 93 (14.0) 12 (30.0) 81 (13.0) 3.6 (1.7-7.7); .001
Stress 60 (9.0) 9 (22.5) 51 (8.2) 3.3 (1.5-7.6); .004
≥2 Axes of functional distress 66 (9.9) 11 (27.5) 55 (8.8) 4.3 (2.0-9.2); <.001
  1. Abbreviations: OR Odds ratio, WED Willis-Ekbom disease.
  2. aRegression model, after adjustment for age and sex.