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Table 9 Differences in 4DSQ scores between patients with no, one or two and more anxiety disorders; study E

From: The Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ): a validation study of a multidimensional self-report questionnaire to assess distress, depression, anxiety and somatization

4DSQ scales ≥ 2 anxiety disorders (n = 72) 1 anxiety disorder (n = 107) No anxiety disorder (n = 27) F df p
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)    
Distress 24.0 (6.4) 20.4 (6.9) 19.5 (7.5) 7.4 2/203 0.001
Depression 5.3 (3.8) 3.9 (3.8) 2.8 (2.8) 5.5 2/202 0.005
Anxiety 13.3 (6.6) 11.4 (5.7) 8.6 (5.3) 6.3 2/203 0.002
Somatization 18.3 (7.1) 17.0 (6.6) 15.2 (5.7) 2.3 2/202 0.107