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Table 4 ANVOA F-test of SSRS between different groups under different demographic features (\( \overline{\mathrm{x}}\pm \mathrm{s} \))

From: Social supports and mental health: a cross-sectional study on the correlation of self-consistency and congruence in China

Demographic features n Total SSRS score Objective support score Subjective support score Utilization of social support
Department      
 Medicine 90 34.02 ± 4.67 11.60 ± 2.00 8.47 ± 1.47 8.34 ± 1.59
 Surgery 32 34.94 ± 4.73 11.84 ± 2.41 8.41 ± 1.24 8.88 ± 1.62
 Other department 50 32.71 ± 4.65 10.96 ± 2.27 8.38 ± 1.56 8.42 ± 1.32
F   1.43 1.03 0.97 1.08
Years of work      
 Less than 5 years 111 33.27 ± 4.63 11.25 ± 2.14 8.18 ± 1.24 8.46 ± 1.62
 More than 5 years 61 35.04 ± 4.89 12.00 ± 1.89 8.83 ± 1.61 8.38 ± 1.67
F   2.56* 2.29 4.77** 0.98
Education      
 Vocation school 17 31.76 ± 4.15 10.65 ± 1.32 8.12 ± 1.77 7.82 ± 1.77
 Junior college 121 34.12 ± 4.83 11.58 ± 2.23 8.33 ± 1.39 8.58 ± 1.54
 College 34 34.15 ± 4.59 11.73 ± 1.89 8.91 ± 1.52 8.21 ± 1.86
F   1.91 1.37 2.79* 2.09
Health status      
 So-so 37 33.54 ± 4.81 11.42 ± 1.97 8.62 ± 1.53 8.80 ± 1.65
 Good 43 33.47 ± 4.74 11.45 ± 1.97 8.35 ± 1.43 8.12 ± 1.70
 Excellent 91 34.54 ± 4.64 11.70 ± 2.19 8.37 ± 1.36 8.56 ± 1.56
F   2.92* 1.98 0.32 3.11*
Career decision      
 Self-decision 97 34.41 ± 4.71 11.76 ± 2.11 8.51 ± 1.32 8.57 ± 1.72
 By parents 58 33.28 ± 4.75 11.11 ± 2.02 8.30 ± 1.42 8.21 ± 1.47
 By others 7 36.28 ± 4.53 12.14 ± 2.11 8.57 ± 1.81 10.00 ± 0.57
 Unknow 10 31.53 ± 4.29 11.15 ± 2.33 8.15 ± 1.77 7.61 ± 1.44
F   2.44* 1.53 0.47 4.02**
Income      
 1000–2000 RMB 37 32.58 ± 4.81 10.84 ± 2.12 8.17 ± 1.23 8.25 ± 1.66
 2001–3000 RMB 92 33.51 ± 4.39 11.65 ± 2.01 8.15 ± 1.22 8.39 ± 1.63
 3001–4000 RMB 22 34.62 ± 4.93 11.56 ± 2.35 8.71 ± 1.74 8.43 ± 1.58
  > 4001 RMB 21 36.41 ± 4.81 12.08 ± 1.93 9.33 ± 1.40 8.91 ± 1.66
F   3.84* 2.05 5.61** 0.87
Marital status      
 Single 112 32.78 ± 4.68 10.96 ± 2.09 8.02 ± 1.11 8.48 ± 1.61
 Married 60 36.41 ± 4.57 12.56 ± 1.73 9.16 ± 1.67 8.35 ± 1.69
F   20.56** 26.00** 30.70** 0.27
Only child family      
 Yes 96 34.35 ± 6.46 8.06 ± 3.72 8.53 ± 3.68 7.76 ± 1.39
 No 76 40.93 ± 6.37 9.32 ± 3.12 13.00 ± 3.96 8.51 ± 1.62
F   3.84** 1.31 4.47** 1.94
Cooperation with other health worker      
 Smooth 25 35.62 ± 4.90 12.48 ± 2.06 8.51 ± 1.86 8.55 ± 1.76
 So-so 142 33.71 ± 4.65 11.43 ± 2.01 8.39 ± 1.29 8.39 ± 1.62
 Not well 5 30.66 ± 4.63 9.16 ± 2.56 8.50 ± 1.97 9.16 ± 1.32
F   3.38* 7.10** 0.09 0.72
  1. Note. *P < .05. **P < .01
  2. SSRS stands for social support rating scale