Table 5: Mean scores ± SD of GHQ-28 health subscales. One-way ANOVA showing differences among singles, married, and divorced/widowed.

GHQ-28 subscales value
Single
± SD
Married
± SD
Divorced/
Widowed
± SD

Somatic symptoms1.91 ± 0.541.74 ± 0.541.94 ± 0.57NS**
Anxiety/
insomnia
1.74 ± 0.601.70 ± 0.651.76 ± 0.78NS
Social dysfunction2.29 ± 0.382.24 ± 0.482.44 ± 0.52NS
Severe depression1.32 ± 0.321.41 ± 0.662.19 ± 1.14.00*

Total score1.82 ± 0.381.77 ± 0.492.08 ± 0.64NS

* ; .
**NS: not significant.