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Table 3 Percentage of female and male patients reporting residual symptoms related to exhaustion 7 years after seeking care for stress-related exhaustion. Each symptom was defined to be residual if the same symptom was reported at least one timepoint during 2, 3- and 5-years follow-up and at 7 years follow-up

From: Long-term follow-up of residual symptoms in patients treated for stress-related exhaustion

Symptom (N) (Women/Men)Total
N (%)
Females
N (%)
% males
N (%)
p value
Extreme fatigue (N = 217) (161/56)99 (46)76 (47)23 (41).427
Sleep disturbances (N = 217) (161/56)77 (36)58 (36)19 (34).778
Problems with concentration (N = 217) (161/56)77 (36)59 (37)18 (32).544
Problems with memory (N = 217) (161/56)90 (42)73 (45)17 (30).050
Reduced stress tolerance (N = 217) (161/56)158 (73)122 (76)36 (64).096
  1. All symptoms are measured with single item (Yes/No)