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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Homogeneity of general characteristics between experimental and control groups in pre-test (N=48)

Variables Categories Exp (n=24) Cont (n=40) c2/t p


n (%) or M±SD n (%) or M±SD
Age (year) 54.33±3.70 53.25±3.66 1.02 .314
Religion Catholic 5 (20.8%) 4 (16.7%) 1.32 .858
Christian 3 (12.5%) 4 (16.7%)
Buddhism 7 (29.2%) 8 (33.3%)
No religion and others 9 (37.5%) 8 (33.3%)
Marital status Single 1 (4.2%) 1 (4.2%) 2.09 .332
Married 21 (87.5%) 23 (95.8%)
Divorce and others 2 (8.3%) 0 (0%)
Education High school graduation 19 (79.2%) 14 (58.3%) 2.42 .119
Undergraduated and more 5 (20.8%) 10 (41.7%)
Job Office worker 4 (16.7%) 5 (20.8%) 1.90 .387
Businessman 2 (8.3%) 5 (20.8%)
Housewife and others 18 (75.0%) 14 (58.3%)
Monthly income ∼999,999 won 1 (4.2%) 0 (0%) 6.40 .171
1,000,000 won∼1,999,999 won 3 (12.5%) 2 (8.3%)
2,000,000 won∼3,999,999 won 13 (54.2%) 7 (29.2%)
4,000,000 won∼4,999,999 won 4 (16.7%) 6 (25.0%)
5,000,000 won∼ 3 (12.5%) 9 (37.5%)
Menopausal stage Peri-menopause 8 (33.3%) 13 (54.2%) 2.15 .244a)
Post-menopause 16 (66.7%) 11 (45.8%)
Menupausal self-diagnosis 20.79±5.76 22.00±7.28 −0.64 .527

a)Fisher’s exact test.

Exp: Experimental group, Cont: Control group, M±SD: mean±standard deviation.

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