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Table 3 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients

From: Effects of a transtheoretical model - based intervention and motivational interviewing on the management of depression in hospitalized patients with coronary heart disease: a randomized controlled trial

 Intervention Group (n = 48)
n (%)
Control Group (n = 55)
n (%)
Chi-squared test
χ2P
Sex
 Men30 (62.5)36 (65.5)0.1000.755
 Women18 (37.5)19 (34.5)
Age
  ≤ 60 years19 (39.6)17 (30.9)6.9500.073
 61–65 years6 (12.5)18 (32.7)
 66–70 years14 (10.7)9 (16.4)
  ≥ 71 years9 (18.8)11 (20.0)
Marital status
 Married45 (93.7)48 (87.3)1.2300.268
 Widowed or others3 (6.3)7 (12.7)
Education
 Primary school13 (27.1)14 (25.5)0.4000.940
 Junior middle school13 (27.1)18 (32.7)
 High school or Secondary specialized school15 (31.3)16 (29.1)
 College and above7 (14.6)7 (12.7)
Occupation
 Workers24 (50.0)31 (56.4)1.2400.743
 Farmers14 (29.2)12 (21.8)
 Cadres8 (16.7)8 (14.5)
 Others2 (4.2)4 (7.3)
Type of medical payment
 Public or medical insurance34 (70.8)41 (74.5)0.1800.673
 Rural cooperative medical care14 (29.2)14 (25.5)
Cardiac function
 I9 (18.8)9 (16.4)0.9500.623
 II19 (39.6)27 (49.1)
 III20 (41.7)19 (34.5)
Percutaneous coronary intervention
 Yes24 (50.0)26 (47.3)0.0800.782
 No24 (50.0)29 (52.7)
Number of complications
 One18 (37.5)19 (34.5)0.1000.952
 Two19 (39.6)23 (41.8)
 Three11 (22.9)13 (23.6)
Duration of disease (years)
 ≤ 318 (37.5)14 (25.5)1.7400.419
 3–517 (35.4)23 (41.8)
 ≥ 513 (27.1)18 (32.7)