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Table 7 Analysis of responsiveness of the FACIT-CD questionnaire

From: Methodological study to evaluate the psychometric properties of FACIT-CD in a sample of Brazilian women with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia

Scale Health status n Pre-treatment Post-treatment Difference between means ES SRM p*
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Physical well-being No change 73 23.2 4.4 24.7 5.0 1.5 5.2 0.34 0.29 0.008
  Improvement 83 22.9 4.3 25.5 3.2 2.5 4.0 0.58 0.63 < 0.001
  Worsening 23 23.4 4.6 23.1 6.0 −0.3 4.5 −0.07 −0.07 0.87
Treatment satisfaction No change 73 9.7 1.8 10.0 1.5 0.3 2.0 0.18 0.16 0.009
  Improvement 83 9.5 1.8 10.2 1.5 0.7 1.9 0.43 0.38 < 0.001
  Worsening 23 9.7 1.9 10.2 1.8 0.5 1.5 0.27 0.35 0.028
General perceptions No change 73 18.5 4.0 16.6 3.8 −1.9 3.0 −0.48 −0.65 < 0.001
  Improvement 83 18.5 3.7 17.4 2.8 −1.0 2.6 −0.29 −0.41 0.001
  Worsening 23 19.1 2.7 18.3 2.5 −0.8 2.2 −0.29 −0.36 0.124
Emotional well-being No change 73 30.3 6.6 33.3 5.2 3.0 5.5 0.45 0.54 < 0.001
  Improvement 83 29.8 7.3 32.9 6.2 3.1 5.7 0.42 0.54 < 0.001
  Worsening 23 32.0 5.3 34.0 4.7 1.9 5.3 0.36 0.36 0.038
Relationships No change 73 8.6 2.1 8.8 2.2 0.2 1.9 0.009 0.10 0.021
  Improvement 83 8.4 2.2 9.0 2.0 0.6 2.0 0.27 0.30 0.003
  Worsening 23 9.0 2.1 9.1 2.9 0.1 2.1 0.06 0.06 0.284
FACIT-CD (total) No change 73 90.4 11.2 93.6 11.7 3.1 10.7 0.27 0.29 0.003
  Improvement 83 89.2 10.9 95.2 9.9 5.9 8.4 0.55 0.71 < 0.001
  Worsening 23 93.4 10.3 94.9 11.3 1.4 9.7 0.14 0.15 0.429
  1. SD Standard deviation, p* = Wilcoxon; ES Effect size, SRM Standardized response mean