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Table 1 Percentage of main study measures among women with hair loss as compared to women in the general population in Israel

From: Hair loss due to scalp ringworm irradiation in childhood: health and psychosocial risks for women

Age group 55–64 65+
Hair loss GP χ2 OR (95% CI) Hair loss GP χ2 OR (95% CI)
Ongoing depression 62.1% (82) 14.2% [23] 245.25*** 9.94(6.39,15.46) 62.1% 13.5% [23] 267.22*** 10.48(6.81,16.11)
Anti-depression/anxiety drugs 33.3% (44) 10.6% [23] 71.99*** 4.23(2.64,6.78) 33.3% 9.3% [23] 90.39*** 4.92(3.09,7.86)
Psychotherapy 25.8% (34) 4.7% [24]a 130.68*** 7.01(3.90,12.59) 25.8%    
Psychiatric hospitalization 7.6% (10) 0.06% [25] 1333.64*** 36.39(4.61,287.09) 7.6% 0.04% [25] 1784.56*** 43.52(5.52,343.23)
Suicide attempt 3.8% (5) 0.07% [26] 268.79*** 17.48(2.02,150.98) 3.8% 0.05% [26] 379.15*** 20.91(2.42,180.51)
Migraines 43.2% (57) 9.6% [27] 171.53*** 7.11(4.46,11.32) 43.2% 8.6% [27] 200.83*** 8.03(5.08,12.70)
Divorce 20.5% (27) 2.9% [28]b 144.46*** 16.08(6.82,37.95) 20.5%    
Cancer 25.4% (33) 8.8% [23] 1085.93*** 3.54(2.12,5.92) 25.4% 13.6% [23] 616.24*** 2.17(1.36,3.47)
Thyroid cancer 6.2% (8) 0.03% [29] 387,903.00*** 197.88(94.39,414.83) 6.2% 0.02% [29] 323,236.33*** 256.64(122.75,536.58)
  1. ***p < .001. GP = general population. OR = odds ratios. 95% CI = 95% confidence interval
  2. Numbers (e.g. [23,24,25,26,27,28,29]) represent the reference numbers in the References list from which the data was extracted
  3. aUtilization rate of psychotherapy among men and women in the general population in Israel whose ages range from 22 to 65+. Data regarding gender and specific age groups in the general population are not included in the report
  4. bThe highest age range for which divorce rates among women in the general population is reported is 55 +