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Table 5 Responsiveness of TSQM to patient-assessed global impression of change

From: Treatment satisfaction is associated with improved quality of life in patients treated with inhaled treprostinil for pulmonary arterial hypertension

  Patient impression of change (Baseline to week 12)*  
Same or less satisfied* (n = 1) More satisfied (n = 18) Much more satisfied (n = 42) p
Change in TSQM, mean ± SD
  Effectiveness −28 ± 0 +13 ± 18 +23 ± 21 0.02
  Side effects −75 ± 0 −2 ± 20 +3 ± 20 0.001
  Convenience +6 ± 0 +22 ± 18 +45 ± 26 0.002
  Global satisfaction −21 ± 0 +14 ± 22 +23 ± 24 0.10
  1. Positive change in score indicates improvement.
  2. 5 missing.
  3. * Includes any responses for “about the same”, “less satisfied”, or “much less satisfied”.
  4. † ANOVA.