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Table 2 Sex-specific levels of depression, anxiety, and stress in different Obesity phenotypes (n = 2469)

From: Emotional states of different obesity phenotypes: a sex-specific study in a west-Asian population

  Variables Total Metabolically healthy Metabolically unhealthy P-value
Non-obese Obese Non-obese Obese
Men Depression       0.051
Normal  925(79.9) 413 (80.7) 66 (76.7) 282 (79.4) 164 (80.0)  
Mild  89 (7.7) 27 (5.3) 8 (9.3) 40 (11.3) 14 (6.8)  
Moderate  90 (7.8) 43 (8.4) 6 (7.0) 24 (6.8) 17 (8.3)  
Severe  54 (4.7) 29 (5.7) 6 (7.0) 9 (2.5) 10 (4.9)  
Anxiety       0.123
Normal  810 (69.9) 379 (74.0) 61 (70.9) 239 (67.3) 131 (63.9)  
Mild  106 (9.2) 40 (7.8) 6 (7.0) 37 (10.4) 23 (11.2)  
Moderate  147 (12.7) 58 (11.3) 12 (14.0) 52 (14.6) 25 (12.2)  
Severe  95 (8.2) 35 (6.8) 7 (8.1) 27 (7.6) 26 (12.7)  
Stress       0.493
Normal  774 (66.8) 353 (68.9) 54 (62.8) 236 (66.5) 131 (63.9)  
Mild  129 (11.1) 45 (8.8) 13 (15.1) 47 (13.2) 24 (11.7)  
Moderate  145 (12.5) 65 (12.7) 9 (10.5) 40 (11.3) 31 (15.1)  
Severe   110 (9.5) 49 (9.6) 10 (11.6) 32 (9.0) 19 (9.3)  
Women Depression       0.301
Normal  911 (69.5) 443 (71.3) 103 (68.2) 163 (71.5) 202 (65.0)  
Mild  142 (10.8) 64 (10.3) 21 (13.9) 25 (11.0) 32 (10.3)  
Moderate  162 (12.4) 72 (11.6) 18 (11.9) 28 (12.3) 44 (14.1)  
Severe  96 (7.3) 42 (6.8) 9 (6.0) 12 (5.3) 33 (10.6)  
Anxiety       0.003
Normal  732 (55.8) 369 (59.4) 86 (57.0) 128 (56.1) 149 (47.9)  
Mild  113 (8.6) 48 (7.7) 13 (8.6) 23 (10.1) 29 (9.3)  
Moderate  263 (20.1) 128 (20.6) 26 (17.2) 48 (21.1) 61 (19.6)  
Severe  203 (15.5) 76 (12.2) 26 (17.2) 29 (12.7) 72 (23.2)  
Stress       0.472
Normal  741 (56.5) 362 (58.3) 79 (52.3) 139 (61.0) 161 (51.8)  
Mild  167 (12.7) 71 (11.4) 25 (16.6) 25 (11.0) 46 (14.8)  
Moderate  186 (14.2) 87 (14.0) 20 (13.2) 30 (13.2) 49 (15.8)  
Severe  217 (16.6) 101 (16.3) 27 (17.9) 34 (14.9) 55 (17.7)  
  1. Data are presented as frequency (%)