Table 6

SF-36 6 months after AFB

Variable

Aneurysmatic disease

occlusive disease

p


SF-36 domains

physical function

70.0 (40.0-75.0)

50.0 (20.0-70.0)

0.094a

role physical

75.0 (37.5-81.3)

43.8 (18.8-75.0)

0.047a

bodily pain

62.0 (51.0-84.0)

51.0 (41.0-74.0)

0.160a

general health perception

50.0 (35.0-77.0)

42.0 (20.0-55.0)

0.048a

Vitality

37.5 (20.8-58.3)

29.2 (20.8-41.7)

0.213a

social functioning

62.5 (37.5-87.5)

50.0 (37.5-75.0)

0.338a

role emotional

50.0 (33.3-100)

50.0 (25.0-75.0)

0.308a

mental health

52.0 (32.0-80.0)

48.0 (32.0-68.0)

0.378a


a Mann-Whitney U test

SF-36, Short-form 36; AFB, aorto-bifemoral bypass surgery

Abelha et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2010 10:15   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-10-15

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