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Table 2 Prevalence of psychological distress by disease stage

From: Prevalence and prognostic implications of psychological distress in patients with gastric cancer

  All Patients Stage I-III Stage IV  
N = 229 % N = 132 % N = 97 % P-value
MDT 93 40.6 46 34.8 47 48.5 0.038
 Insomnia 50 21.8 28 21.2 22 22.7 0.79
 Anxiety 69 30.1 30 22.7 39 40.2 0.004
 Depression 68 29.7 31 23.5 37 38.1 0.016
HADS 106 46.3 52 39.4 54 55.7 0.015
 HADS-A 62 27.1 29 22 33 34 0.043
 HADS-D 92 40.2 45 34.1 47 48.5 0.028
CES-D 76 33.2 38 28.8 38 39.2 0.099
Psychological distress 77 33.6 35 26.5 42 43.3 0.008
  1. MDT Modified Distress Thermometer, HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, CES-D Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression Scale