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Table 5 Social support, anxiety and depression by age among ovarian endometrial cancer survivors

From: Long-term quality of life and sexual function of elderly people with endometrial or ovarian cancer

Variables  < 70 years  ≥ 70 years p value
N Mean (SD) Median (range) N Mean (SD) Median (range)  
Ovarian cancer N = 26    N = 16    
Social support
Social support availability 22 15.4 (9.1) 15.0 (0.0–36.0) 11 11.9 (4.6) 11.0 (6.0–22.0) 0.32
Social support satisfaction 18 29.0 (7.1) 30.0 (6.0–36.0) 10 29.2 (4.5) 29.0 (22.0–36.0) 0.56
HADS scores
Anxiety 25 8.8 (4.9) 9.0 (0.0–19.0) 16 8.2 (3.7) 7.5 (3.0–15.0) 0.71
Depression 24 5.0 (2.8) 5.0 (1.0–10.0) 15 6.1 (3.6) 7.0 (0.0–11.0) 0.35
Anxiety (%)        
 < 11 15 60.0   10 62.5   
 ≥ 11 10 40.0   6 37.5   
 Missing 1    0    
Depression (%)        0.14
 < 11 24 100.0   13 86.7   
 ≥ 11 0 0.0   2 13.3   
 Missing 2    1    
Endometrial cancer N = 45    N = 58    
Social support        
Social support availability 39 14.2 (7.5) 12.0 (4.0–31.0) 43 15.6 (10.5) 14.0 (0.0–42.0) 0.86
Social support satisfaction 35 28.7 (5.7) 29.0 (16.0–36.0) 34 29.3 (6.1) 30.0 (6.0–36.0) 0.54
HADS scores
Anxiety 44 9.0 (4.1) 9 (2.0–20.0) 48 8.7 (4.3) 7.0 (0.0–18.0) 0.64
Depression 43 5.8 (4.8) 6 (0.0–20.0) 49 6.6 (3.4) 6.0 (1.0–15.0) 0.11
Anxiety (%)        0.46
 < 11 28 63.6   34 70.8   
 ≥ 11 16 36.4   14 29.2   
 Missing 1    10    
Depression (%)        0.65
 < 11 39 90.7   43 87.8   
 ≥ 11 4 9.3   6 12.2   
 Missing 2    9    
  1. SD standard deviation, HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale