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Table 2 STAI state anxiety score attending surgical wards of JUSTH

From: Predictors of preoperative anxiety among surgical patients in Jimma University Specialized Teaching Hospital, South Western Ethiopia

S.No Variables Not at all Somewhat Moderately so Very much so
   n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
1 I feel calm* 58 (24.3) 34 (14.2) 92 (38.5) 55 (23)
2 I feel secure* 72 (30.1) 49 (20.5) 67 (28) 51 (21.3)
3 I feel tense 66 (27.6) 85 (35.6) 56 (23.4) 32 (13.4)
4 I feel strained 125 (52.3) 54 (22.6) 27 (11.3) 33 (13.8)
5 I feel at ease* 28 (11.7) 55 (23) 74 (31) 82 (34.3)
6 I feel upset 141(59) 4 (20.1) 27 (11.3) 23 (9.6)
7 I am presently worried 72 (30.1) 68 (28.5) 64 (26.8) 35 (14.6)
8 I feel satisfied* 32 (13.4) 32 (13.4) 61 (25.5) 114 (47.7)
9 I feel frightened 52 (21.8) 53 (22.2) 67 (28) 67 (28)
10 I feel comfortable 53 (22.2) 68 (28.5) 61 (25.5) 57 (23.8)
11 I feel self-confident* 41 (17.2) 52 (21.8) 67 (28) 79 (33.1)
12 I feel nervous 136 (56.9) 52 (21.8) 38 (15.9) 13 (5.4)
13 I feel jittery 79 (33.1) 53 (22.2) 68 (28.5) 39 (16.3)
14 I feel indecisive 81 (33.9) 74 (31) 54 (22.6) 30 (12.6)
15 I am relaxed* 41 (17.2) 35 (14.6) 57 (23.8) 106 (44.4)
16 I feel content* 33 (13.8) 49 (20.5) 53 (22.2) 104 (43.5)
17 I am worried 55 (23) 50 (20.9) 67 (28) 67 (28)
18 I feel confused 62 (25.9) 61 (25.5) 56 (23.4) 60 (25.1)
19 I feel steady* 33 (13.8) 43 (18) 72 (30.1) 91 (38.1)
20 I feel pleasant* 47 (19.7) 27 (11.3) 64 (26.8) 101 (42.3)
  1. *Positive questions which are reverse coded.