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Table 2 Quality-of-life scores

From: Optimising clinical effectiveness and quality along the atrial fibrillation anticoagulation pathway: an economic analysis

Psychological TopicsNumber of patientsBaseline mean (SD)MinMaxNumber of patients6-month mean (SD)MinMaxDifference compared to baselinePaired samples t-test p-value (n patients)
Medical treatment satisfaction1194.97 (1.08)16885.60 (0.55)3.66+  0.630.00 (72)
Self-efficacy1254.40 (1.40)1.256884.61 (1.32)2.256+  0.210.11 (76)
General psychological distress1242.32 (1.07)15.43872.09 (0.91)14.71- 0.230.03 (74)
Daily hassles1172.34 (0.83)15852.23 (0.78)14.13- 0.110.15 (70)
Strained social network1261.72 (0.88)14.75881.52 (0.63)13.75- 0.20.01 (77)
  1. Minimum score = one, maximum score = six. Mean, min and max scores are calculated based on responses from patients who completed all relevant questions for a given psychological topic