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Table 2 Frequency of self-reported rhythmicity of the Mood Rhythm Instrument (MRhI) items – English version

From: Validation of the English version of the Mood Rhythm Instrument

MRhI itemsTotal (n = 401)Men (n = 112)Women (n = 289)χ2, p value
n (%)n (%)n (%)
Alertness313 (78)85 (76)228 (79)0.42, p = 0.52
Sleepiness375 (94)109 (97)266 (92)3.71, p = 0.05
Problem-solving273 (68)85 (76)188 (65)4.36,p < 0.05*
Self-esteem144 (36)40 (36)104 (36)0.00, p = 0.96
Concentration318 (79)86 (77)232 (80)0.60, p = 0.44
Appetite292 (73)82 (73)210 (73)0.01, p = 0.91
Sexual Arousal125 (31)47 (42)78 (27)8.44,p < 0.01**
Irritability243 (61)58 (52)185 (64)5.06,p < 0.05*
Anxiety172 (43)34 (30)138 (48)9.97,p < 0.01**
Sadness157 (39)30 (27)127 (44)9.98,p = 0.01**
Motivation to exercise248 (62)79 (70)169 (58)4.97,p = 0.05*
Memory127 (32)37 (33)90 (31)0.13, p = 0.72
Pessimism122 (30)30 (27)92 (32)0.97, p = 0.32
Talking to Friends205 (51)43 (38)162 (56)10.08,p < 0.01**
Energy310 (77)86 (77)224 (78)0.02, p = 0.88
  1. Chi-square test; *p < 0.05; **p ≤ 0.01