Table 3: Comparison of frequencies psychiatric disorder based on the demographic and academic characteristics of the first- and final-year dental and medical students of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences in 2016.

Good Mental Health (i.e., GHQ-28 Total Score < 6) Psychiatric Disorder (i.e., GHQ-28 Total Score ≥ 6) P value*
Gender Male 65 (58%) 47 (42%) 0.428
Female 71 (53%) 63 (47%)
Age group ≤ 20 64 (62.1%) 39 (37.9%) 0.155
21-24 33 (53.2%) 29 (46.8%)
≥ 25 39 (48.1%) 42 (51.9%)
Educational major and level Medicine (first-year) 58 (59.8%) 39 (40.2%) 0.017
Medicine (final-year) 48 (51.6%) 45 (48.4%)
Dentistry (first-year) 16 (80%) 4 (20%)
Dentistry (final-year) 14 (38.9%) 22 (61.1%)

*Chi-square test

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