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Table 4 Association between Beck Anxiety Inventory Score Level and different variables of Respondents

From: Anxiety and depression among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and general population in rural Nepal

Group/Variables Anxiety scale P value* (χ2)
Minimal anxiety Mild anxiety Moderate anxiety Severe anxiety Total
COPD Group       0.03
 Less than 60 years 0 (0%) 2 (8.0%) 7 (28%) 16 (64.0%) 25 (100%)
 Above 60 years 4 (5.9%) 11 (16.2%) 32 (47.1%) 21 (20.9%) 68 (100%)
Control Group       0.00
 Less than 60 years 45 (55.6%) 30 (37.0%) 6 (7.4%) 0 (0%) 81 (100%)
 Above 60 years 14 (58.3%) 2 (8.3%) 5 (20.8%) 3 (12.5%) 24 (100%)
COPD Group       0.8
 Male 2 (4.9%) 7 (17.1%) 17 (41.5%) 15 (36.6%) 41 (100%)
 Female 2 (3.8%) 6 (11.5%) 22 (42.3%) 22 (42.3%) 52 (100%)
Control Group       0.1
 Male 42 (53.8%) 27 (34.6%) 6 (7.7%) 3 (3.8%) 78 (100%)
 Female 17 (63.0%) 5 (18.5%) 5 (18.5%) 0 (0%) 27 (100%)
COPD Group       0.02
 Nuclear family 0 (0%) 5 (38.5%) 6 (46.2%) 2 (15.4%) 13 (100%)
 Joint family 4 (5.0%) 8 (10.0%) 33 (41.2%) 35 (43.8%) 80 (100%)
Control Group       0.001
 Nuclear family 24 (88.9%) 3 (11.1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 27 (100%)
 Joint family 35 (44.9%) 29 (37.2%) 11 (14.1%) 3 (3.8%) 78 (100%)
COPD Group       0.32
 Illiterate 2 (2.6%) 10 (13.2%) 32 (42.1%) 32 (42.1%) 76 (100%)
 Literate 2 (11.8%) 3 (17.6%) 7 (41.2%) 5 (29.4%) 17 (100%)
Control Group       0.01
 Illiterate 20 (45.5%) 13 (29.5%) 8 (18.2%) 3 (6.8%) 44 (100%)
 Literate 39 (63.9%) 19 (31.1%) 3 (4.9%) 0 (0%) 61 (100%)
COPD Group       0.1
 Smoker 4 (4.5%) 11 (12.4%) 39 (43.8%) 35 (39.3%) 89 (100%)
 Non smoker 0 (0%) 2 (50.0%) 0 (0%) 2 (50.0%) 4 (100%)
Control Group       0.01
 Smoker 23 (52.3%) 10 (22.7%) 8 (18.2%) 3 (6.8%) 44 (100%)
 Non smoker 36 (59.0%) 22 (36.1%) 3 (4.9%) 0 (0%) 61 (100%)
  1. *Chi-square test was used
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