Skip to main content

Table 3 Association between sleep quality, socio-demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Body image dissatisfaction and lower self-esteem as major predictors of poor sleep quality in gynecological cancer patients after surgery: cross-sectional study

  Median (Q1–Q3) r p value
Socio-demographic characteristics    
Sleep quality (PSQI)    
Age 52.50 (40.25–60) − 0.32 0.001
Marital status    
 Married 7 (4–15)   0.006
 Single/divorced/widow 13 (7–17)   
Have children    
 No 17 (12–17)   0.04
 Yes 7 (4–14)   
Medical coverage system    
 RAmed 12 (7–17)   0.000
 CNOPS/CNSS 4 (2–7)   
Living area    
 Rural 13.5 (7–17)   0.102
 Urban 11.5 (4–16)   
Educational level    
 None 12 (6–16)   0.759
 Compulsory school, higher educational degrees 12 (4.75–16.75)   
Working status    
 Housewives/retired 10.5 (6–16)   0.001
 Workers 17 (13–17)   
Socio economic status    
 Poor 12 (7–17)   0.001
 Good 4 (3–7)   
Clinical characteristics    
Surgery    
 Hysterectomy 11 (6–16)   0.111
 Oophorectomy 15 (7–17)   
Tumor stage    
 T1 7 (5–16)   0.689
 T2 14.5 (4–15.75)   
 T3 12 (7–17)   
Time since diagnosis    
 < 1 an 13 (7–17)   0.030
 ≥ 1 an 7 (4–15)   
Antineoplastic treatment    
 One treatment 7 (4–15)   0.299
 Two treatment 8 (4–17)   
 Three treatment 2 (2–2)   
Disease recurrence    
 No 12 (6–16)   0.476
 Yes 15 (7–17)   
  1. Values in bold: Significant association (p value < 0.05)
  2. PSQI Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, Q1–Q3 interquartile interval
  3. p value obtained with Mann–Whitney U-test and Kruskal–Wallis test