Skip to main content

Table 2 Comparison of mean IES-R-K and BIA scores after 1 month and 7 months

From: Psychological effects of a disastrous hydrogen fluoride spillage on the local community

  Exposure level  
Extremely low Low Moderate High p-valuea
Mean Mean Mean Mean  
IES-R-K score 1 month (n = 1359) 26.06 ± 8.31 30.32 ± 11.84 34.82 ± 15.46 42.95 ± 18.09 0.000
IES-R-K score 7 month (n = 711) 24.37 ± 4.32 24.95 ± 6.75 28.35 ± 12.37 34.51 ± 14.10 0.000
BAI score 1 month (n = 1359) 3.66 ± 4.64 5.00 ± 5.78 5.21 ± 7.18 6.84 ± 8.21 0.000
BAI score 7 month (n = 711) 4.24 ± 5.80 4.16 ± 5.80 6.77 ± 8.20 10.48 ± 9.84 0.000
  Total subjects  
1 month (n = 711) 7 month (n = 711) p-valueb
Mean Mean  
IES-R-K score 33.33 ± 14.64 28.68 ± 11.80 0.000
BAI score 5.16 ± 6.59 6.79 ± 8.41 0.000
  1. a p value for ANOVA test
  2. b p value for paired t-test