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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

General characteristics and academic achievement in each group of anxiety level


Variable Total (n=54948) Level of anxiety severity GAD-7 scale score p-value

Normal 0-4 (n=36711) Mild 5-9 (n=12138) Moderate 10-14 (n=4134) Severe 15-21 (n=1965)
Age (yrs) 15.19±0.02 15.09±0.02 15.35±0.03 15.38±0.04 15.49±0.05 <0.001*
Family affluence scale 7.25±0.02 7.23±0.02 7.28±0.03 7.30±0.03 7.28±0.05 <0.001*
Sex <0.001*
Male 28353 (51.9) 20880 (57.0) 5282 (44.0) 1550 (38.4) 641 (33.8)
Female 26595 (48.1) 15831 (43.0) 6856 (56.0) 2584 (61.6) 1324 (66.2)
Area of residence 0.047
Rural 3315 (4.5) 2191 (4.5) 741 (4.6) 255 (4.3) 128 (4.5)
Small city 24198 (45.1) 15933 (44.7) 5431 (45.2) 1953 (48.2) 881 (45.6)
Large city 27435 (50.3) 18587 (50.8) 5966 (50.2) 1926 (47.5) 956 (49.8)
History of violence victimization <0.001*
Yes 8412 (14.9) 5066 (13.5) 2087 (16.5) 807 (18.9) 452 (22.8)
No 46536 (85.1) 31645 (86.5) 10051 (83.5) 3327 (81.1) 1513 (77.2)
Academic achievement <0.001*
Low 5533 (10.0) 3260 (8.9) 1290 (10.5) 593 (13.9) 390 (19.2)
Low-middle 12684 (23.0) 8108 (22.0) 3019 (24.5) 1048 (25.5) 509 (26.2)
Middle 16585 (30.1) 11404 (30.9) 3596 (29.7) 1123 (27.8) 462 (23.9)
High-middle 13410 (24.6) 9200 (25.3) 2898 (24.2) 937 (22.6) 375 (19.0)
High 6736 (12.2) 4739 (12.9) 1335 (11.1) 433 (10.3) 229 (11.7)

Data are presented as mean±standard deviation or n (%). Weighted percentages following complex sample analysis. p<0.05.

GAD-7, 7-item Generalized Anxiety Disorder Scale

J Korean Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2021;32:144-53 https://doi.org/10.5765/jkacap.210017
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