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Table 5 Mean (M) and standard deviation (SD) of the anxiety score of subgroups of employees according to gender, age group and occupational status (WT: blue- or white-collar Workers and Technicians; Ma: engineers or junior executives and upper Management)

From: A validation study of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) in a large sample of French employees

Female M(SD) Male M(SD)
Age according occupational status Age according occupational status
Under 30 WT 5.84 (3.6) Under 30 WT 4.97 (3.1)
n = 1361 n = 1327
Ma 5.89 (3.3) Ma 4.94 (2.8)
n = 695 n = 1016
30 to 39 WT 6.82 (4) 30 to 39 WT 5.6 (3.4)
n = 1535   n = 2014
Ma 6.26 (3.6) Ma 5.19 (3.1)
n = 1229 n = 2230
40 to 49 WT 6.97 (3.9) 40 to 49 WT 5.83 (3.4)
n = 1034 n = 1341
Ma 6.69 (3.8) Ma 5.47 (3.2)
n = 859 n = 1981
50 and over WT 7.05 (3.9) 50 and over WT 6.07 (3.4)
n = 894 n = 1100
Ma 7.2 (3.8) Ma 5.38 (3.2)
n = 465 n = 1911