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Table 4 Correlation of anxiety with caregivers’ mental state

From: Anxiety and depression in school-age patients with spinal muscular atrophy: a cross-sectional study

Variables Anxiety Non-anxiety r P
Caregivers’ subjective anxiety    0.358  < 0.001
Yes 62 (47.7%) 68 (52.3%)   
No 0 (0.0%) 25 (100.0%)   
Caregivers’ subjective depression    0.342  < 0.001
Yes 60 (48.4%) 64 (51.6%)   
No 2 (6.5%) 29 (93.5%)   
Caregivers’ expectations     − 0.167 0.037
Yes 40 (35.1%) 74 (64.9%)   
No 22 (53.7%) 19 (46.3%)   
  1. Bold indicates p-values under 0.05