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Table 4 Mean scores of psychosomatic symptom profiles in studied groups

From: Psychosomatic complaints profile in patients with type 2 diabetes: a matched case-control study

 Psychosomatic symptom profiles
Psycho-fatigueGastrointestinalNeuro-skeletalPharyngeal-respiratory
Diabetic patients (n = 87)10.32 (3.39)13.10 (3.41)15.68 (4.44)9.32 (1.89)
Control (n = 259)9.33 (3.04)12.30 (2.95)14.84 (4.13)8.72 (1.98)
P value0.0150.0720.1420.009
(a) Diabetic patients with psychological problems (n = 35)12.82 (3.27)*, **14.00 (3.57)*17.93 (4.85)*, **9.73 (1.87)*
(b) Diabetic patients without psychological problems (n = 52)8.39 (1.88)12.38 (3.14)14.20 (3.47)9.04 (1.87)
(c) Control (n = 259)9.33 (3.04)12.29 (2.95)14.84 (4.13)8.72 (1.98)
P value< 0.00010.0180.0010.009
(a) Diabetic patients with psychological distress (n = 20)13.45 (3.41)*, **13.33 (3.20)18.88 (5.74)*, **9.94 (2.15) *
(b) Diabetic patients without psychological distress (n = 67)9.24 (2.64)13.02 (3.50)14.79 (3.58)9.12 (1.78)
(c) Control (n = 259)9.33 (3.04)12.29 (2.95)14.84 (4.13)8.72 (1.98)
P value< 0.00010.1750.0030.010
(a) Diabetic patients with anxiety (n = 14)16.00 (2.04)*, **16.00 (3.83)*, **21.50 (4.79)*, **10.40 (1.71)*
(b) Diabetic patients without anxiety (n = 73)9.18 (2.27)12.44 (2.96)14.76 (3.64)9.15 (1.87)
(c) Control (n = 259)9.33 (3.04)12.29 (2.95)14.84 (4.13)8.72 (1.98)
P value< 0.0001< 0.0001< 0.00010.005
(a) Diabetic patients with depression (n = 28)13.41 (3.24)*, **14.60 (3.58)*, **18.43 (4.74)*, **9.78 (1.68)*
(b) Diabetic patients without depression (n = 59)8.69 (2.08)12.27 (3.04)14.42 (3.70)9.12 (1.96)
(c) Control (n = 259)9.33 (3.04)12.29 (2.95)14.84 (4.13)8.72 (1.98)
P value< 0.00010.002< 0.00010.010
  1. Values are mean (SD). P values are based on ANOVA test
  2. *Significant difference a versus b
  3. **Significant difference a versus c