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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Difference in stress response according to general characteristics (N=184)

Variables Categories M±SD Z/χ2 p
Age Under 50 0.41±0.33 6.58 .160
50∼59 0.52±0.31
60∼69 0.45±0.26
70∼79 0.35±0.18
Over 80 0.40±0.31
Marital status Non-marrieda 0.53±0.39 7.56 (b<c) .023
Marriedb 0.38±0.23
Divorced and bereavementc 0.51±0.32
Gender Male 0.43±0.25 −1.51 .132
Female 0.39±0.29
Education level Elementary school graduate 0.64±0.64 3.64 .303
Middle school graduate 0.47±0.22
High school graduate 0.40±0.23
College graduate 0.40±0.30
Monthly level Less than 1 million won 0.42±0.26 2.95 .400
1∼2 million won 0.39±0.27
2∼3 million won 0.40±0.32
3 million won or more 0.47±0.27
Hospitalization Inpatient 0.49±0.23 −3.36 .001
Outpatient 0.38±0.28
Religion Christian 0.56±0.48 5.12 .164
Catholic 0.39±0.23
Buddhism 0.45±0.21
Atheism 0.38±0.23
Respiratory/Circulatory Respiratory diseases 0.35±0.19 −2.32 .010
Circulatory disease 0.47±0.32
Type of disease Anginaa 0.63±0.27 56.63* <.001
Hypertensionb 0.62±0.48
Strokec 0.30±0.12
Circulatory-othersd 0.29±0.16
Asthmae 0.51±0.22
COPDf 0.27±0.15
Pneumoniag 0.32±0.09
Respiratory-othersh 0.25±0.12

*Bonferroni: c, d, h<a, e/f<a, b, e /g<a.

COPD: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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