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The Effect of Partnership Care Model on Mental Health of Patients with Thalassemia Major

Table 2

The comparison of the variables between the experimental and control groups.

Variable groupsIntervention group Control group Statistical test and value
(%)(%)

Sex
 Male21 (51.2)23 (56.1)Fisher
 Female20 (48.8)18 (43.9)
Education
 Primary school29 (70.7)30 (73.2) = 7.59
df = 4
 Secondary school9 (22)7 (17.1)
 High school3 (7.3)4 (9.8)
Age at diagnosis
 <1 year31 (75.6)33 (80.5) = 9.15
df = 6
 1–3 years3 (7.4)2 (4.9)
 3–5 years6 (14.6)6 (14.6)
 >5 years1 (2.4)0 (0.0)
History of other diseases
 Negative31 (75.6)33 (80.5) = 9.15
df = 6
 Diabetes3 (7.4)2 (4.9)
 Kidney disease6 (14.6)6 (14.6)
 Liver disease1 (2.4)0 (0.0)
Family status
 Living with two parents35 (85.4)38 (92.7) = 2.24
df = 2
 Living with one parent6 (14.6)2 (4.9)
 Living without parents0 (0.0)1 (2.4)

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