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Table 2 One-way ANOVA showing socio-demographic characteristics differences in anxiety and depression

From: Socio-demographic characteristics and psychosocial consequences of sickle cell disease: the case of patients in a public hospital in Ghana

Characteristics Anxiety Depression
M SD df F M SD df F
Age group
 <20 24.47 10.00 (5, 386) 1.65 15.37 8.67 (5, 386) 4.86**
 20–29 26.55 10.54 15.86 8.15
 30–39 19.33 10.75 15.19 7.49
 40–49 37.75 2.23 24.50 4.36
 50–59 17.00 6.40 10.43 5.62
 60+ 11.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Educational level
 No education/primary 29.56 10.26 (3, 386) 1.69 21.67 8.77 (3, 386) 5.24**
 Junior high/form 4 27.00 11.55 13.00 9.24
 Secondary/vocational 25.88 10.10 15.70 7.65
 Tertiary 23.13 11.46 13.84 8.25
Marital status
 Single 25.26 10.64 (2, 386) 1.06 15.49 8.11 (2, 386) 1.89
 Married 26.92 11.41 17.75 9.39
 Divorced 36.00 0.00 26.00 0.00
  1. **p < 0.01