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Table 2 Comparing mean (sd) scores for DASS-depression, DASS-anxiety and DASS-stress between experimental group (n = 60) and control group (n = 58) (repeated measure anova)

From: Effects of short duration stress management training on self-perceived depression, anxiety and stress in male automotive assembly workers: a quasi-experimental study

Variables Time Experimental group (n = 60) Control group (n = 58) F stat. (df)a p value
   Mean (SD) Mean (SD)   
DASS-Depression Pre 5.1 (3.07) 4.8 (3.43) 6.15 (1;116) 0.036
  Post 3.5 (2.88) 4.7 (3.69)   
DASS-Anxiety Pre 4.3 (3.17) 4.8 (3.49) 6.621(1;116) 0.011
  Post 2.8 (2.77) 5.0 (2.95)   
DASS-Stress Pre 6.7 (3.35) 8.2 (3.62) 2.686 (1;116) 0.104
  Post 5.5 (2.80) 8.1 (3.47)   
  1. a time-group interaction effect