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Table 1 Group comparisons (demographic and clinical data)

From: Antidepressive response of inpatients with major depression to adjuvant occupational therapy: a case–control study

  Occupational therapy Board game group Chi squarea/tb df p
Demographic data
 N = 82 n = 46 n = 36    
 Sex (f:m) 26:20 18:18 0.38a 1 0.539
 Age, years (SD) 46.8 (11.8) 44.8 (11.7) 0.84b 81.8 0.401
 Age, females (SD) 45.7 (10.7) 45.4 (13.3) 0.11b 40.4 0.910
 Age, males (SD) 48.2 (13.3) 44.1 (9.8) 1.18b 31.5 0.247
 Age groups 6 groups ranging from 18 to 70 years of age 2.74a 5 0.740
 Educational level 11 categories ranging from ‘no degree’ to ‘university degree’ 17.3a 10 0.068
 Marital status 4 categories (single, married, divorced, widowed) 577a 3 0.124
Clinical data
 Intelligence, MWT-B, raw data (SD) 29.1 (14.8) 28.1 (4.8) 0.50b 71.2 0.617
 Intelligence, females (SD) 30.3 (9.0) 27.7 (4.7) 0.77b 37.7 0.448
 Intelligence, males (SD) 27.5 (4.8) 28.5 (5.0) −0.70b 37 0.487
 Axis-I disorders (SD) 1.7 (0.8) 1.5 (0.7) 0.18b 75 0.861
 Axis-I disorders, females (SD) 1.8 (0.9) 1.4 (0.6) 1.62b 35.8 0.112
 Axis-I disorders, males (SD) 1.3 (0.6) 1.7 (0.8) −1.74b 36 0.090
 Axis-II disorders (SD) 0.2 (0.4) 0.1 (0.3) 0.60b 75 0.550
 Axis-II disorders, females (SD) 0.2 (0.4) 0.1 (0.3) 0.22b 39.7 0.827
 Axis-II disorders, males (SD) 0.2 (0.4) 0.1 (0.3) 0.64b 36 0.524
 Number of psychoactive drugs (SD) 2.6 (1.4) 2.4 (1.3) 0.63b 72 0.529
 Number of psychoactive drugs, females (SD) 2.6 (1.3) 2.0 (0.8) 2.40b 42 0.020
 Number of psychoactive drugs, males (SD) 2.4 (1.4) 2.9 (1.8) −0.99b 36 0.331
 Number of antidepressants (SD) 1.8 (1.0) 1.7 (0.8) 0.20b 77.8 0.848
 Number of antidepressants, females (SD) 1.8 (0.8) 1.6 (0.8) 1.02b 38.7 0.311
 Number of antidepressants, males (SD) 1.7 (1.2) 1.9 (0.72) −0.64b 36 0.524
  1. a relates to Pearson's Chi-square tests
  2. b relates to t tests