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Table 4 Association between physical activity, stress and scalp involvement

From: The relationship between physical activity levels and symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress in individuals with alopecia Areata

  Variables DASS 21- Stress
Normal Mild Moderate Severe Extremely Severe p value
   n % 95% CI n % 95% CI n % 95% CI n % 95% CI n % 95% CI  
Meeting PA guidelines Scalp involvement (50% and above) 1 14.3 3.6–57.9 0 0.0 0.0–52.2 0 0.0 0.0–23.3 2 7.7 1.0–25.1 3 9.7 2.0–25.8 .17
Not meeting PA guidelines Scalp involvement (50% and above) 5 71.4 29.0–96.3 4 80.0 28.4–99.5 5 35.7 12.8–64.9 15 57.7 37.0–76.7 6 19.4 7.5–37.5 .003*
  1. *Significant association (p < .05)