Table 2: Mean scores ± SD of GHQ-28 health subscales, depression and state-trait anxiety. Independent samples -test demonstrating differences between men and women.

Men
± SD
Women
± SD
value

GHQ-28 subscales
Somatic symptoms1.73 ± 0.501.87 ± 0.60 NS**
Anxiety/insomnia1.66 ± 0.601.78 ± 0.72NS
Social dysfunction2.20 ± 0.432.35 ± 0.51NS
Severe depression1.35 ± 0.551.62 ± 0.86.05*

Total score1.74 ± 0.411.91 ± 0.58NS

CES-D
depression11.94 ± 10.7314.32 ± 12.56NS

STAI I
state anxiety28.77 ± 7.1132.39 ± 12.22NS

STAI II
trait anxiety33.30 ± 7.8538.21 ± 10.14.01*

* ; .
**NS: not significant.