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Table 6 Correlation of depression with caregivers’ mental state

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

Variables Depression Non-depression r P
Caregivers’ subjective anxiety    0.173 0.018
Yes 37 (28.5%) 93 (71.5%)   
No 2 (8.0%) 23 (92.0%)   
Caregivers’ subjective depression    0.067 0.405
Yes 33 (26.6%) 91 (73.4%)   
No 6 (19.4%) 25 (80.6%)   
Caregivers’ expectations     − 0.158 0.049
Yes 24 (21.1%) 90 (78.9%)   
No 15 (36.6%) 26 (63.4%)   
  1. Bold indicates p-values under 0.05