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Table 6 FACT-B and SF-36 by Pain Extent Subgroup

From: Effects of chronic widespread pain on the health status and quality of life of women after breast cancer surgery

Variable Regional Pain Widespread Pain
FACT-B   
Physical Well-Being 22.9 (2.9) 16.0 (4.7)**
Social/Family Well-being 19.4 (4.8) 15.7 (6.1)
Relationship with Doctor 6.1 (1.9) 4.8 (2.5)
Emotional Well-being 20.1 (2.8) 15.7 (4.0)**
Functional Well-being 22.1 (3.9) 16.7 (5.7)*
Additional Concerns 24.3 (6.7) 16.5 (5.5)*
SF-36   
General Health 60.3 (19.5) 57.9 (21.4)
Physical Functioning 68.6 (23.9) 48.7 (17.1)*
Role-Physical 63.6 (39.3) 18.7 (24.1)*
Bodily Pain 60.4 (14.4) 41.4 (14.1)*
Vitality 41.4 (16.3) 27.1 (14.2)
Social Functioning 78.4 (20.2) 61.4 (22.3)
Role-Emotional 75.7 (30.1) 47.2 (38.8)
Mental Health 61.1 (13.9) 51.3 (14.3)
  1. *<0.01; **<0.001
  2. Numbers are means and standard deviations