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Table 3 The association between mental health with physical activity level and adherence to MD

From: Effect of cognitive behavioral therapy program on mental health status among medical student in Palestine during COVID pandemic

  Mental health < 15 Mental health > 15 P-value
n (%) n (%)
Adherence to MD
 High 32 (39.5) 49 (60.5) 0.657
 Moderate 86(40.8) 125 (59.2)
 Low 13 (35.1) 24 (64.9)
Physical activity (IPAQ)
 High Physical activity 25 (56.8) 19 (43.2) 0.011*1
 Moderate physical activity 31 (43.7) 40 (56.3)
 Low physical activity 75 (35) 139 (65)  
  mean ± sd mean ± sd  
Life style
 Sleeping hours
(hours/ day)
7.7 ± 1.5 7.3 ± 1.5 0.039*2
 Screen time study
(hours/ day)
6.7 ± 3.7 7.3 ± 1.5 0.69
Entertainment time
(hours/ day)
4.2 ± 2.6 5.0 ± 3.4 0.016*2
  1. sd standard deviation
  2. *1significant p < 0.05 using Chi-Square test. *2significant p < 0.05 using independent t-test