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Table 5 Results from Cox’s regression analyses of possible predictors of reporting less than six somatic symptoms at 12-month follow-up in patients with Exhaustion Disorder who reported six symptoms or more at baseline (N = 102)

From: Prevalence and course of somatic symptoms in patients with stress-related exhaustion: does sex or age matter

  N RR (95% CI)
Sex   
- Men 30 1
- Women 72 1.01 (0.59-1.72)
Age   
- 18-39 37 1
- 40-64 65 0.85 (0.52-1.40)
Co-morbid depression   
- No 18 1
- Yes 84 0.66 (0.37-1.15)
Co-morbid anxiety disorder   
- No 12 1
- Yes 90 0.73 (0.37-1.44)
Marital status   
- Married 76 1
- Single or other 26 0.80 (0.44-1.45)
Symptom duration   
- less than a year 37 1
- one year or more 61 0.74 (0.45-1.22)
Sick leave   
- No 29 1
- Part time 16 1.39 (0.67-2.85)
- Full time 57 1.05 (0.59-1.87)
Education, college or more   
- Yes 60 1
- No 28 1.36 (0.79-2.36)
Physical activity   
- Sedentary lifestyle 27 1
- Light physical activity 50 1.05 (0.58-1.89)
- Moderate or intense physical activity 22 0.87 (0.41-1.81)
  1. Risk ratio (RR) and 95 % confidence interval (CI).