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Table 3 Relationship between post-operative mental ill health morbidities and indication for hysterectomy

From: Pattern of mental ill health morbidities following hysterectomy for benign gynaecological disorders among Nigerian women

Surgical indication Frequency Anxiety related disorders Depression
   GHQ score
< 4 (%)
GHQ score
>4 (%)
p value GHQ score
<4 (%)
GHQ score
>4 (%)
p value
Uterine fibroid 19 6 (31.6) 13 (68.4) 0.00s 17 (89.5) 2 (10.5) 0.006s
Genital prolapse 9 3 (33.3) 6 (66.7) 0.12 9 (100.0) Nil  
Dysfunctional Uterine bleeding 6 4 (80.0) 1 (20.0) 0.20 5 (100.0) Nil  
Others 11 8 (80.0) 2 (20.0) 0.02s 10 (100.0) Nil  
Total 45 21 22   41 2  
  1. S - Statistically significant at p < 0.05