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Table 1 Descriptive statistics according to PCOS status

From: Physical activity and mental health in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

  PCOS n = 153 Control n = 64 P-value
Age (SD) 31.99 (6.80) 31.50 (9.69) 0.674
BMI (kg/m 2 ) 31.32 (7.71) 24.15 (5.77) <0.001
Diagnosed infertility (%) 37 0 -
Highest level of education    0.897
  No formal qualification (%) 13 17  
  Formal qualification 87 83  
Born in Australia (%) 88 67 <0.001
Children (% with child) 43 27 0.027
Living in urban setting (%) 75 80 0.444
Living arrangements    0.034
  Living alone (%) 5 13  
  With partner only (%) 31 30  
  With partner and children (%) 37 19  
  With children only (%) 3 2  
  Other adults (%) 24 38  
Income    0.178
  Below $59,999 (%) 26 24  
  $60,000- $79,999 (%) 21 17  
  $80,000 + (%) 46 48  
  Don’t know/no answer (%) 7 11