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Table 1 Distributions of anxiety symptoms and depressive symptoms in categorical demographic and clinical variables (n = 230)

From: Prevalence and predictors of anxiety and depressive symptoms among patients diagnosed with oral cancer in China: a cross-sectional study

  N(%) Anxiety symptoms Depressive symptoms
No. (%) ×2 p No. (%) ×2 p
Age
  < 60 156(67.8) 57(36.5) 0.036 0.849 105(67.3) 0.934 0.334
  ≥ 60 74(32.2) 28(37.8)    45(60.8)   
Gender
 male 134(58.3) 49(36.6) 0.021 0.885 93(69.4) 2.479 0.115
 female 96(41.7) 36(37.5)    57(59.4)   
Marriage
 Single/divorced /widow 26(11.3) 7(26.9) 1.267 0.260 10(38.5) 9.251 0.002
 Married/cohabitation 204(88.7) 78(38.2)    140(68.6)   
BMI
 <18.5 8(3.5) 5(62.5) 2.803 0.246 6(75.0) 0.371 0.831
 18.5–23.9 118(51.3) 40(33.9)    76(64.4)   
  ≥ 24 104(45.2) 40(38.5)    68(65.4)   
Education
 Middle school or lower 100(43.5) 33(33.0) 1.184 0.553 66(66.0) 0.253 0.881
 High or secondary school 60(26.1) 24(40.0)    40(66.7)   
 College or university 70(30.4) 28(40.0)    44(62.9)   
Job state
 Regular employee 133(57.8) 54(40.6) 2.039 0.361 89(66.9) 0.429 0.807
 Retirement 34(14.8) 12(35.3)    21(61.8)   
 Unemployed /temporary workers 63(27.4) 19(30.2)    40(63.5)   
Income
  < 3000 141(61.3) 56(39.7) 1.191 0.275 94(66.7) 0.337 0.561
  ≥ 3000 89(38.7) 29(32.6)    56(62.9)   
Residence
 Urban 145(63.0) 52(35.9) 0.267 0.605 92(63.4) 0.738 0.390
 Rural 85(37.0) 33(38.8)    58(68.2)   
Smoking
 No 118(51.3) 43(36.4) 0.028 0.868 71(60.2) 2.722 0.099
 Yes 112(48.7) 42(37.5)    79(70.5)   
Drinking alcohol
 No 135(58.7) 51(37.8) 0.095 0.752 86(63.7) 0.330 0.566
 Yes 95(41.30) 34(35.8)    64(67.4)   
Family history
 No 215(93.5) 80(37.5) 0.090 0.764 138(64.2) 1.546 0.214
 Yes 15(6.5) 5(33.3)    12(80.0)   
Distant metastasis
 No 216(94.0) 76(35.2) 4.779 0.029 138(63.9) 1.883 0.170
 Yes 14(6.0) 9(64.3)    12(85.7)   
  1. Analysis was performed with x2 test
  2. N number, BMI Body Mass Index