Table 3

Descriptive statistics of the patient’s self-rating anxiety and hospital choice behavior
Variables Mean Standard deviation Min Max
Anxiousness 3.027 0.532 1 4
Fear 3.012 0.557 1 4
Panic 2.715 0.528 1 4
Mental disintegration 2.478 0.560 1 4
Apprehension 2.705 0.482 1 4
Tremor 1.844 0.518 1 4
Body ache & pain 2.229 0.572 1 4
Easy fatigability & weakness 3.042 0.515 1 4
Restlessness 2.890 0.470 1 4
Palpitation 3.035 0.515 1 4
Dizziness 3.018 0.521 1 4
Faintness 3.013 0.516 1 4
Dyspnea 2.103 0.484 1 4
Paresthesia 1.574 0.522 1 4
Nausea & vomiting 1.643 0.477 1 4
Urinary frequency 2.553 0.502 1 4
Sweating 2.583 0.518 1 4
Facial flushing 2.779 0.434 1 4
Insomnia 3.022 0.518 1 4
Nightmare 3.015 0.572 1 4
Total average scoring of SAS 2.614 0.116 1 4
The patient’s hospital choice behavior 3.153 0.893 0 4

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