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Table 5 Life stress scores of the subjects

From: Dietary taurine intake, nutrients intake, dietary habits and life stress by depression in Korean female college students: a case-control study

Variables Depression patients (n=65) Control group (n=65)
Interpersonal relationship stress   
   Faculty problem 7.5±1.3 5.6±1.1
   Lover problem 7.5±1.6* 3.3±0.9
   Friend problem 5.7±1.1** 1.9±0.6
   Family problem 12.5±2.3** 3.9±1.1
Task-related stress   
   Grade problem 29.5±2.8* 19.7±2.5
   Future problem 32.8±2.9*** 16.4±1.8
   Economy problem 24.4±3.2*** 7.9±1.3
   Value problem 26.6±2.7*** 10.5±1.8
Total score 87.0±6.3*** 41.7±4.2
  1. Values are mean ± SE; *: p<0.05, **: p<0.01, ***: p<0.001 (by Student’s t-test)