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Table 3 Mean scores for psychological distress parameters

From: Breast cancer, psychological distress and life events among young women

  Cases Controls P Israeli Standard †
Anxiety* 1.32 1.27 0.425 0.85
(SD) (0.8) (0.7)  
Depression* 1.02 0.89 0.04 0.70
(SD) (0.8) (0.7)  
Happiness & Optimism** 4.9 5.4 0.00 --
(SD) (1.5) (1.2)  
  1. † Gilbar and Ben Zur 2002(22).
  2. * Scale: 0 (Low) – 4 (High).
  3. ** Scale: 1 (Low) – 7 (High)