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Table 4 Differences in mental health score and empowerment score by demographic variables

From: Ability of older adults to recognize cognitive changes and its relationship with mental health: a cross-sectional study

Variable Mental health score Ability score
  Mean(SD) Test Mean(SD) Test
Gender Male   t=0.71
Df=421
P=0.47
47.30(4.97) t=0.23
df=380
P=0.81
Female 56.8 (4.13) (4.60)47.18
Marital status Single 59.4 (50.94) F=0.15
Df=3
P=0.92
(3.12)47 f=0.70
df=3
P=0.54
Married 56.8 (28.31) (4.49)47.06
Divorced/Widow 58.9 (50.19) (6.10)48.31
Physical illness Yes 7.66))44.52 t=4.91
df=371
P=<0.001
47.10(5.01) t=-0.78
df=386
P=0.43
No (8.75)40.19 (4.03)47.50
Smoking experiences Yes (9.16) 43.10 t=0.05
df=371
P=0.95
46.22(4.12) t=-1.65
df=386
P=-1.65
No 8.15))43.04 47.38(4.80)
Having children Yes (8.20) 43.55 t=1.41
df=333
P=0.15
47.16(4.70) t=2.15
df=373
P=0.03
No (8.35)41.60 43(4.09)
Economic status Expenditure< earnings (9.41) 43.49 f=3.83
df=2
P=0.03
47.17(4.84) f=0.03
df=2
P=0.96
Expenditure= earnings 41.52(6.41) 47.05(4.91)
Expenditure> earnings 43.84(10.46) 47.26(2.46)
Age r= 0.24, p=0.06 R=0.06, p=0.24
Number of children r= 0.16, p<0.001 R= 0.16, p<0.001
  1. : Significant relationship (p<0.05)