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Association of Synthetic House-Tree-Person Drawing Test and Depression in Cancer Patients

Table 2

The incidence of items used in depression assessment and drawing characteristics in depression group and in nondepression group of cancer patients.

Drawing characteristicsCasesDepression self-evaluation resultsχ2 valueP value
DepressionNo depression

D1
Small drawing size
Yes46 (27.5)27 (47.4)19 (17.3)17.039<0.001
No121 (72.5)30 (52.6)91 (82.7)

D2
Weak strength drawing
Yes47 (28.1)23 (40.4)24 (21.8)6.3760.012
No120 (71.9)34 (59.6)86 (78.2)

D3
Simplified drawing
Yes96 (57.5)44 (77.2)52 (47.3)13.753<0.001
No71 (42.5)13 (22.8)58 (52.7)

D4
Scribbled drawing
Yes130 (77.8)80 (80.8)50 (73.5)1.2380.266
No37 (22.2)19 (19.2)18 (26.5)

D5
Decorated drawing
Yes107 (64.1)30 (52.6)77 (69.1)4.3870.036
No60 (35.9)27 (47.4)33 (30.9)

D6
Lines jagged and not joined
Yes86 (51.5)23 (40.4)63 (57.3)4.3040.038
No81 (48.5)34 (59.6)47 (42.7)

D7
Simple house drawing
Yes67 (40.1)42 (42.9)25 (36.2)0.7400.390
No100 (59.9)56 (57.1)44 (63.8)

D8
Simple house
Yes136 (81.4)51 (81.0)85 (81.7)0.0160.900
No31 (18.6)12 (19.0)19 (18.3)

D9
Decorated house
Yes57 (34.1)27 (47.4)30 (27.3)6.7440.009
No110 (65.9)30 (52.6)80 (72.7)

D10
Very small door
Yes18 (10.8)14 (24.6)4 (3.6)17.095<0.001
No149 (89.2)43 (75.4)106 (96.4)

D11
Simple tree drawing
Yes85 (50.9)60 (52.6)25 (47.2)0.4320.511
No82 (49.1)54 (47.4)28 (52.8)

D12
Simple tree
Yes43 (25.7)22 (38.6)21 (19.1)7.4720.006
No124 (74.3)35 (61.4)89 (80.9)

D13
Decorated tree
Yes63 (37.7)26 (40.6)37 (35.9)0.3720.542
No104 (62.3)38 (59.4)66 (64.1)

D14
Dead tree
Yes54 (32.3)24 (42.1)30 (27.3)3.7750.052
No113 (67.7)33 (57.9)80 (72.7)

D15
Scribbled or carefully drawn tree-crown
Yes69 (41.3)42 (38.9)27 (45.8)0.7440.389
No98 (58.7)66 (61.1)32 (54.2)

D16
Slender tree trunk
Yes55 (32.9)30 (31.6)25 (34.7)0.1830.669
No112 (67.1)65 (68.4)47 (65.3)

D17
Simple person drawing
Yes135 (80.8)82 (82.0)53 (79.1)0.2170.641
No32 (19.2)18 (18.0)14 (20.9)

D18
Simple person
Yes56 (33.5)26 (31.7)30 (35.3)0.2410.624
No111 (66.5)56 (68.3)55 (64.7)

D19
Decorated person
Yes53 (31.7)36 (30.5)17 (34.7)0.2800.597
No114 (68.3)82 (69.5)32 (65.3)

D20
Poker face
Yes135 (80.8)57 (85.1)78 (78.0)1.2960.255
No32 (19.2)10 (14.9)22 (22.0)

D21
Complete or partial loss of facial features
Yes95 (56.9)39 (68.4)56 (50.9)4.6950.030
No72 (43.1)18 (31.6)54 (49.1)

D22
Complete or partial loss of limbs
Yes46 (27.5)22 (28.2)24 (27.0)0.1060.745
No121 (72.5)56 (71.8)65 (73.0)

D23
Head drew very carefully
Yes60 (35.9)25 (43.9)35 (31.8)2.3650.124
No107 (64.1)32 (56.1)75 (68.2)

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