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Table 5 Means for men and women in the cross-sectional survey

From: Psychometric properties of two measures of psychological well-being in adult growth hormone deficiency

  Men Women Significance of differences
  Mean (SD) [Median]
(Minimum N = 71)
Mean (SD) [Median]
(Minimum N = 81)
 
GWBI Total 48.07 (15.27) [47] 53.70 (16.76) [52] t(150) = -2.15, p = 0.033
W-BQ12
General Well-being total 24.50 (7.86) [25] 20.55 (8.23) [21] t(154) = 3.05, p = 0.003
Negative Well-being 1.84 (2.32) [1] 3.68 (2.89) [3] U = 1853.5, p < 0.001, N = 157
Energy 6.87 (3.32) [7] 5.92 (3.20) [6] n.s (p = 0.07)
Positive Well-being 7.47 (3.16) [8] 6.36 (3.33) [7] n.s (p = 0.035)*
  1. GWBI: score range 22 – 110 (lower score indicates better well-being).
  2. W-BQ12: subscale score range 0 – 12 (higher scores indicating increased mood of the subscale label); General Well-being total range 0 – 36 (higher score indicating better well-being).
  3. *Not significant after Bonferroni correction (required p value of 0.05/3 = 0.017) applied.