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Table 5 Mental and somatic comorbidity, by age group and occupational category (n = 115)

From: Symptoms that may be stress-related and lead to exhaustion disorder: a retrospective medical chart review in Swedish primary care

  Other mental diagnosis
(n = 61)
n (%)
Somatic diagnosis
(n = 70)
n (%)
Age group
  < 30 years 2 (25) 3 (38)
 31–40 years 13 (50) 6 (23)
 41–50 years 19 (48) 28 (70)
 51–60 years 13 (52) 17 (68)
  > 60 years 14 (88) 16 (100)
  p-value 0.029 <  0.001
Occupation
 Office workers 23 (62) 22 (60)
 Industry 4 (57) 4 (57)
 Education 12 (50) 17 (71)
 Health care 7 (37) 11 (58)
 Other occupation 7 (41) 10 (59)
 Student 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Unemployed 8 (89) 6 (67)
  p-value 0.025 0.711
  1. Bold numbers indicate a significant difference. Differences between age groups and occupational categories were analysed using Chi square