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Table 3 Mean scores for psychometric tools, in the total population, and immunoreactivity of inducible HSP70

From: Correlation between depression, anxiety, and polymorphonuclear cells’ resilience in ulcerative colitis: the mediating role of heat shock protein 70

  Total mean (SD) N = 29 HSP70i PMN positive mean (SD) N = 22 HSP70i PMN negative mean (SD) N = 7 P value (t-test) P value (Mann–Whitney) P value (corrected for corticosteroids)
State anxiety 40.5 (13.2) 43.5 (13.8) 31.1 (4.3) 0.001 0.028 0.034
Trait anxiety 39.4 (10.0) 42.6 (9.1) 29.9 (5.4) 0.002 0.001 0.001
ZDRS 37.0 (6.8) 38.7 (6.2) 30.0 (4.5) 0.007 0.006 0.002
Hospital anxiety 6.2 (3.9) 7.0 (3.8) 3.7 (3.4) 0.056 0.048 0.070
Hospital depression 5.1 (3.6) 6.0 (3.6) 2.4 (1.6) 0.019 0.018 0.019
CAI 6.4 (3.1) 7.1 (3.1) 4.1 (2.0) 0.026 0.028 0.033
   5.5 (2.5) 3.4 (1.8)    
  1. Abbreviations: ZDRS Zung-depression-rating-scale.