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Table 2 Patients' scores on the NHP (the higher values indicate more perceived health problems, min.: 0, max.: 100)

From: Does knowledge of cancer diagnosis affect quality of life? A methodological challenge

  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
  1. * Mann-Whitney U-test.