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Table 7 shows the individual QOL items changes after plasmapheresis

From: Determinants of quality of life changes with plasmapheresis in patients with myasthenia gravis

  Group N Mean Std. deviation Std. error mean t Sig. (2-tailed)
Frustrated by my condition Pre 81 3.3210 0.54376 0.06042 3.801 0.0001
Post 81 2.9753 0.61187 0.06799
Troubles using my eyes Pre 81 3.4321 0.56873 0.06319 8.100 0.0001
Post 81 2.5556 0.79057 0.08784
Trouble eating Pre 81 3.5062 0.57279 0.06364 8.910 0.0001
Post 81 2.5802 0.73933 0.08215
Limited social activities because of MG Pre 81 3.0494 0.54546 0.06061 4.655 0.0001
Post 81 2.6296 0.60093 0.06677
Limited abilities to enjoy hobbies and fun Pre 81 3.1728 0.60807 0.06756 4.564 0.0001
Post 81 2.7037 0.69722 0.07747
Trouble meeting the needs of my family Pre 81 3.0864 0.63635 0.07071 4.854 0.0001
Post 81 2.6049 0.62608 0.06956
Have to make plans around my condition Pre 81 2.8765 0.53345 0.05927 4.036 0.0001
Post 81 2.5185 0.59395 0.06599
My skills and job status have been negatively affected Pre 81 3.3951 0.66481 0.07387 3.753 0.0001
Post 81 2.9877 0.71578 0.07953
Difficulty in speaking Pre 81 3.2840 0.59654 0.06628 8.472 0.0001
Post 81 2.3704 0.76558 0.08506
Trouble in driving Pre 81 3.0247 0.54716 0.06080 8.636 0.0001
Post 81 2.2222 0.63246 0.07027
Depressed about my condition Pre 81 3.3951 0.49191 0.05466 4.453 0.0001
Post 81 2.8776. 0.52054 0.06544
Trouble in walking Pre 81 2.7654 0.55389 0.06154 8.837 0.0001
Post 81 1.9630 0.60093 0.06677
Have trouble getting around public places Pre 81 2.9753 0.44652 0.04961 6.323 0.0001
Post 81 2.4321 0.63123 0.07014
Feel overwhelmed by my condition Pre 81 3.0247 0.47369 0.05263 2.666 0.008
Post 81 2.8148 0.52705 0.05856
Have trouble performing my personal grooming needs Pre 81 2.1728 0.54291 0.06032 3.504 0.001
Post 81 1.8765 0.53345 0.05927
  1. MG myasthenia gravis