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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants in the two groups

From: The effectiveness of cognitive- behavioral therapy on quality of life in women with hypothyroidism in the reproductive age: a randomized controlled trial

VariablesCBT
N = 43
Control
N = 43
 Mean ± SD
Age (y)35.6 ± 6.0332.5 ± 7.42
Body mass index (kg/m2)28.44 ± 4.927.56 ± 5.37
Duration of illness (y)7.23 ± 7.054.95 ± 4.05
 N (%)
Marital status
 Single5 (11.6)10 (23.3)
 Married37 (86)33 (76.7)
 Divorces1 (2.3)0
Educational level
 High school6 (14)10 (23.3)
 Diploma19 (44.2)9 (20.9)
 University education18 (41.9)24 (55.8)
Spouse’s education
 High school7 (18.9)7 (21.2)
 Diploma11 (29.7)13 (39.4)
 University education19 (51.4)13 (39.4)
Employment
 Housewife30 (69.8)33 (75.7)
 Employee13 (30.2)10 (23.3)
Economic status
 Poor5 (11.6)10 (23.3)
 Moderate31 (72.1)30 (69.8)
 Good7 (16.3)3 (7)
  1. CBT: cognitive- behavioral therapy
  2. P for all variable was not significant except for age