Table 4

One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) with post-hoc Bonferroni correction between participants' mean age difference in years (95% CI) between groups in relation to respondents reported short-STAI and WHO-5 scores (n=137)

n (%)
Age mean (SD)Group comparison
Mean age difference (95% CI) p value
Anxiety caseness+depression casenessAnxiety caseness+no depression caseness
Anxiety caseness+depression caseness12 (9)15.4 (3.9)
No anxiety caseness+depression caseness2 (2)15.0 (−)*
Anxiety caseness+no depression caseness52 (38)13.8 (2.6)−1.7 (−3.8 to 0.5) p=0.186
Neither anxiety nor depression caseness71 (52)11.9 (2.7)−3.5 (−5.6 to −1.5) p<0.001−1.9 (−3.1 to −0.7) p=0.001
  • Overall ANOVA p<0.001.

  • *SD could not be calculated.

  • †The group with only depression caseness was too small (n=2) to be included in the comparative analysis.

  • STAI, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory.