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Table 1 Sociodemographic and obstetrics characteristics in study groups

From: Effect of acceptance and commitment therapy on mood, sleep quality and quality of life in menopausal women: a randomized controlled trial

variable Counseling group (n = 43) Control group (n = 43) P-value
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age (Year) 54.87 (4.49) 54.75 (4.56) 0.905
Menopausal age (Year) 49.77 (3.03) 50.40 (3.09) 0.345
Body mass index (kg/m2) 29.45 (5.38) 29.13 (5.44) 0.786
  Number (percent) Number (percent)  
Education    0.375§
 Secondary school 28 (65.1) 25 (58.1)  
 Highschool 2 (4.7) 3 (7.0)  
 Diploma 11 (25.6) 9 (20.9)  
 University 2 (4.7) 6 (14.0)  
Job    0.534
 Housewife 38 (88.4) 36 (83.7)  
 Employed 5 (11.6) 7 (16.3)  
Housband education    0.746§
 Iilliterate 3 (7.0) 5 (11.6)  
 Elementary school 5 (11.6) 5 (11.6)  
 Secondary school 12 (27.9) 11 (25.6)  
 Highschool 5 (11.6) 1 (2.3)  
 Diploma 11 (25.6) 7 (16.3)  
 University 7 (16.3) 14 (32.6)  
Housband job    0.199
 Free job 16 (37.2) 7 (16.3)  
 Employed 9 (20.9) 12 (27.9)  
 Retired 14 (32.6) 19 (44.2)  
 Unemployed 4 (9.3) 4 (9.3)  
 Laborer 0 (0.0) 1 (2.3)  
Parity    0.273
 One 13 (30.2) 20 (46.5)  
 Two 20 (46.5) 14 (32.6)  
 Three 10 (23.3) 9 (20.9)  
Number of children    0.376
 One 18 (41.9) 23 (53.3)  
 Two 17 (39.5) 11 (25.6)  
 Three 8 (18.6) 9 (20.9)  
Sufficiency of family income for expenses   0.417§
 Completely sufficient 1 (2.3) 2 (4.7)  
 Relatively sufficient 40 (93.0) 40 (93.0)  
 Insufficient 2 (4.7) 1 (2.3)  
Number of family members    0.053
 1 to 3 38 (88.4) 30 (69.8)  
 4 to 6 5 (11.6) 10 (23.3)  
 Over 6 0 (0.0) 3 (7.0)  
Living with which member    0.156
 Daughter-in-law 2 (4.7) 6 (14.0)  
 Son-in-law 0 (0.0) 1 (2.3)  
 None 41 (95.3) 36 (83.7)  
Satisfaction of life    1.000§
 Satisfied 41 (95.3) 40 (93.0)  
 Not Satisfied 0 (0.0) 2 (4.7)  
 No idea 2 (4.7) 1 (2.3)  
Husband smoking    0.610
 Yes 9 (20.9) 11 (25.6)  
 No 34 (79.1) 32 (74.4)  
  1. *Standard Deviation; Independent t-test; Fisher’s exact test; §Chi-square test for trend