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Table 4 Comparison of mean differences score of CLDQ domains in the control and experimental groups

From: Effects of psycho-educational intervention on health-related quality of life (QOL) of patients with chronic liver disease referring to Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

  Differences of pre-test score and first follow-up
  Experimental group Control group  
Variables Mean SD Mean SD P value
Abdominal symptoms - 0.27 1.33 - 0.40 0.82 0.364
Fatigue 1.36 1.96 0.001 1.57 0.001*
Activity 0.23 1.57 0.20 0.95 0.898
Emotional Function 1.85 4.16 0.49 1.76 0.024*
Worry 2.43 2.89 1.45 1.56 0.082
Systemic symptoms 2.42 2.88 1.43 1.55 0.081
Total score 5.38 8.54 1.54 2.67 0.001*
  Differences of pre-test score and second follow-up
  Experimental group Control group  
  Mean SD Mean SD P value
Abdominal symptoms 1.87 12.64 -0.65 1.32 0.001*
Fatigue 7.16 3.35 0.52 2.61 0.001*
Activity 2.58 2.24 0.09 1.63 0.001*
Emotional Function 16.29 6.19 1.38 2.66 0.001*
Worry 13.98 4.24 2.40 2.60 0.001*
Systemic symptoms 7.14 3.33 0.51 2.60 0.001*
Total score 39.30 12.73 3.65 5.44 0.001*