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Table 2 Distributions of anxiety and depressive symptoms in continuous variables (n = 230, Median (IQR)/ (M ± SD))

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

  Anxiety symptoms Depressive symptoms
Yes No Z/t p Yes No Z/t p
N = 85 N = 145 N = 150 N = 80
Hope 35.00 (5.50) 37.00 (6.00) −6.498 0.000 35.00 (5.00) 40(5.75) −7.883 0.000
 Temporality and future 11.00 (2.00) 12.00 (2.00) −5.543 0.000 11.00 (2.00) 13.00 (2) −7.144 0.000
 Positive readiness and expectancy 12.00 (2.00) 12.00 (2.00) −4.886 0.000 12.00 (2.00) 13.00 (2.75) −5.835 0.000
 Interconnectedness 12.00 (2.00) 13.00 (2.00) −6.794 0.000 12.00 (2.00) 14.00 (2.00) −7.557 0.000
Social support 58.00 (17.75) 65.00 (13.00) −4.513 0.000 59.00 (17.00) 67.00 (10.75) −4.847 0.000
 Family support 21.00 (7.00) 24.00 (3.00) −4.149 0.000 22.00 (6.00) 24.00 (2.00) −3.579 0.000
 Friend support 17.00 (6.00) 20.00 (7.00) −3.511 0.000 17.00 (6.00) 20.00 (7.75) −4.485 0.000
 Other support 18.00 (7.00) 22.00 (5.00) −4.646 0.000 19.00 (6.25) 23.00 (4.00) −4.909 0.000
Stigma 54.50(10.00) 42.00 (19.00) 7.376 0.000 53.00 (12.00) 37.00 (18.00) 8.842 0.000
 Social rejection 21.00 (4.00) 16.00 (8.00) 6.726 0.000 20.00 (5.00) 14.00 (7.00) 6.973 0.000
 Financial insecurity 6.00 (2.00) 5.00 (3.00) 5.253 0.000 6.00 (2.00) 4.00 (2.75) 6.120 0.000
 Internalized shame 12.00 (3.00) 9.00 (5.00) 5.596 0.000 12.00 (3.00) 8.00 (4.00) 7.027 0.000
 Social isolation 16.00 (3.00) 12.00 (6.00) 8.330 0.000 15.00 (4.00) 11.00 (7.00) 8.145 0.000
Self-efficacy 22.14 ± 4.71 25.50 ± 5.19 −4.894 0.000 22.73 ± 4.99 27.13 ± 4.53 −6.567 0.000
Optimism 14.00 (4.00) 17.00 (3.00) −6.938 0.000 15.00 (4.00) 18.00 (2.00) −6.199 0.000
Perceived stress 20.00 (4.00) 15.00 (5.50) 8.696 0.000 19.00 (5.00) 14.00 (4.75) 9.244 0.000
  1. Normal variables with homogeneous variances were expressed as M ± SD and analyzed by t test; Variables with non-normal or uneven variance were expressed by median (IQR) and analyzed by non-parametric test
  2. M mean, SD standard deviation, IRQ Inter Quartile Range