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Table 2 Descriptive characteristics

From: Group meta-cognitive therapy and depression in women with breast cancer: a randomized controlled trial

Variable Category Control Experimental p value
(n = 12) (n = 12)
Marital status (%) Single 2 (16.7) 1 (8.3) 0.34a
  Married 10 (83.3) 11 (91.7)
Educational status (%) Non academic 12 (100) 11 (91.7) 0.13a
  Academic 0 (0) 1 (8.3)
Occupation (%) Housewife 5 (41.7) 7 (58.3) 0.16a
  Retired 5 (41.7) 4 (33.34)
  Employee 2 (16.6) 1 (8.3)
Place of residence (%) City 6 (50) 7 (58.3) 0.11a
  Village 6 (50) 5 (41.7)
History of hospitalization (%) Yes 12 (100) 12 (100)  
  No 0 (0) 0 (0)
Mastectomy and chemotherapy Yes 12 (100) 12 (100)  
  No 0 (0) 0 (0)
History of psychotherapy (%) Yes 0 (0) 0 (0)  
  No 12 (100) 12 (100)
  1. aChi-square test