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Table 1 Comprasion of general characterristics of participants between two groups

From: The effects of COVID-19 fear and anxiety on symptom severity, sleep quality, and mood in patients with fibromyalgia: a pilot study

  FM group
n = 31
Control Group
n = 31
P
Age (years)
Median ± SD 45.9 ± 9.33 41.91 ± 9.17 0.06a
Gender n(%)
 Female/male 28 (90.3)/3 (9.7) 26 (83.9)/5 (16.1) 0.71b
BMI (kg/cm2)
Median ± SD 28.59 ± 5.22 26.49 ± 3.55 0.18a
Education Status n(%)
 İlliterate 2 (6.5) 0  
 Primary school 12 (38.7) 15 (48.4) 0.13c
 Middle school 7 (22.6) 2 (6.5)  
 High school 5 (16.1) 5 (16.1)  
 Univesity 5 (16.1) 9 (29.0)  
Mariatal status n(%)
 Marrage 22 (71.0) 20 (64.5)  
 Single 7 (22.6) 9 (29.0) 0.85c
 Divorcee 2 (6.5) 2 (6.5)  
Professions n(%)
 Unemployed /housewife 20 (64.5) 18 (58.07)  
 Worker 7 (22.6) 5 (16.1) 0.28c
 Student 1 (3.2) 0  
 Officier 2 (6.5) 8 (25.8)  
 Other 1 (3.2) 0  
Comorbidities n(%)
 No 20 (64.5) 25 (80.6)  
 HT 2 (6.5) 3 (9.7)  
 DM 2 (6.5) 2 (6.5) 0.20c
 HT + DM 2 (6.5) 0  
 Hipothyroidism 2 (6.5) 0  
 Other 3 (9.7) 1  
  1. FM fibromiyalgia, SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index, HT hypertension, DM Diabetes mellitus, a independent sample t test, b Fisher exact test, c Likelihood ratio test, bold values show p < 0.05