Demographic variables

Intervention Group (N = 31)

Control (N = 31) Group

p value

Mean age (±SD)

69.94 ± 4.62

68.09 ± 4.04

0.353

Married N (%)

18 (58.1)

17 (54.8)

1.00

Education

Primary N (%)

6 (19.4%)

10 (32.3%)

0.311

Secondary N (%)

22 (71.0%)

16 (52.3%)

Tertiary N (%)

3 (9.7%)

5 (16.1%)

Smoking

╬ŁoN (%)

21 (67.7%)

23 (74.2%)

0.779

Yes N (%)

4 (12.9%)

2 (6.5%)

Past N (%)

6 (19.4%)

6 (19.4%)

Measurements (Mean ± SD)

PSS

28.39 ± 10.02

23.77 ± 9.81

0.484

BMI

25.57 ± 3.49

25.59 ± 3.81

0.980

Daily habits

66.00 ± 7.07

64.13 ± 11.37

0.440

Physical stress symptoms

23.77 ± 11.02

25.93 ± 12.22

0.467

Psychological stress symptoms

20.06 ± 7.25

20.84 ± 9.10

0.712

HLC-1

20.22 ± 5.26

22.74 ± 5.59

0.073

HLC-2

20.58 ± 5.01

22.64 ± 4.82

0.103

HLC-3

18.93 ± 7.62

15.03 ± 5.50

0.020*

GDS

4.13 ± 3.26

3.04 ± 2.76

0.242

WHO-5

61.81 ± 18.79

65.03 ± 16.81

0.479