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Table 3 Relationship between socio-demographics and psychosomatic disorder

From: Psychosomatic problems among medical students: a myth or reality?

Variables n = 385 Test statistics \(\chi^{2}\) p value
Presence Absence
n (%) n (%)
Age in categories (years)
 ≤24 38 (14.3) 227 (85.7) 0.002 0.964
 >24 17 (14.2) 103 (85.8)   
Sex
 Male 33 (14.2) 199 (85.8) 0.002 0.966
 Female 22 (14.4) 131 (85.6)   
Social class
 Upper 33 (15.2) 184 (84.8)   
 Middle 11 (17.2) 53 (82.8) 1.759 0.415
 Lower 11 (10.6) 93 (89.4)   
  1. Italic values indicate significance of p values (p < 0.05)