Table 2

Baseline characteristics
PST (n=88) Usual care (n=87)
Mean (SD) age (years) 52 (16) 53 (16)
Female 68 (77%) 57 (66%)
Married/cohabiting 34 (39%) 33 (38%)
Education level
Low 17 (19%) 14 (16%)
Medium 22 (25%) 23 (26%)
High 31 (35%) 32 (37%)
Unknown 18 (21%) 18 (21%)
Born in The Netherlands 62 (71%) 60 (69%)
Mean EuroQol utility (SD) 0.73 (0.18) 0.62 (0.28)
Mean HADS score (SD) 15.4 (7.5) 16.9 (7.1)

Presented are numbers (%) unless stated otherwise.

HADS = Hospital Anxiety Depression Scale.

Bosmans et al.

Bosmans et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:98   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-98

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