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Table 3 Mental morbidity, intimate relations, sexuality, body image, fatigue and menopausal-related quality of life of EOCSs in the "good" and the "poor" SRH groups

From: Morbidity associated with "self-rated health" in epithelial ovarian cancer survivors

  Good SRH
(N = 89)
Poor SRH
(N = 95)
P ESa
HADS b     
   Anxiety level, mean (SD) 3.8 (3.2) 7.1 (3.8) < .001 .51
   Depression level, mean (SD) 1.7 (1.8) 4.4 (3.7) < .001 .92
   Caseness of anxiety, N (%) 9 (10) 45 (47) < .001 .80
   Caseness of depression, N (%) 1 (1) 18 (19) < .001 .70
Fatigue, mean (SD)     
   Physical level 7.1 (2.7) 11.3 (4.1) < .001 1.20
   Mental level 4.3 (1.4) 5.4 (1.9) < .001 .66
   Total level 11.4 (3.7) 16.7 (5.3) < .001 1.15
   Caseness of chronic fatigue, N (%) 4 (5) 37 (39) < .001 .95
Body Image Scale, mean (SD) b 3.3 (4.2) 7.1 (6.6) < .001 .68
Menopause-specific QoL, mean (SD)     
   Vasomotorb 2.4 (1.6) 2.8 (1.9) .17  
   Psychosocial 2.2 (1.2) 3.7 (1.5) < .001 1.10
   Physical 2.3 (0.8) 3.6 (1.2) < .001 1.27
Current hormone replacement N (%) 25 (28) 28 (30) .84  
Paired relation, N (%) 69 (77) 68 (73) .49  
Currently sexually active, N (%) 58 (61) 33 (35) < .001 .53
  N= 70 N = 73   
Intimate Bond Measure, mean (SD)     
Partners' care 29.0 (7.0) 25.7 (9.6) .002 .39
Partners' control b 5.1 (6.8) 6.7 (7.2) .094  
  N = 54 N = 33   
Sexually active, mean (SD)     
   Pleasureb 8.9 (6.7) 5.8 (5.6) .004 .50
   Discomfortb 3.8 (1.8) 3.7 (1.9) .88  
  1. aEffect size. bNon-parametric test