Table 2

Patients' scores on the NHP (the higher values indicate more perceived health problems, min.: 0, max.: 100)

Did not know (n = 99)

Knew (n = 30)

P*


Mean (SD)

Mean (SD)


Physical mobility

27.7 (27.2)

38.5 (29.5)

0.07

Energy

40.8 (42.0)

49.1 (40.3)

0.3

Emotional reactions

25.6 (24.6)

26.2 (23.0)

0.8

Social isolation

12.9 (22.8)

11.9 (19.5)

1.0

Pain

26.3 (30.2)

18.6 (25.4)

0.2

Sleep

39.7 (32.9)

33.7 931.0)

0.5


* Mann-Whitney U-test.

Montazeri et al. BMC Cancer 2004 4:21   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-4-21

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