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Table 1 Changes# in HADS and CRQ and Feeling Thermometer scores and correlations of changes

From: The minimal important difference of the hospital anxiety and depression scale in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

   HADS depression domain HADS anxiety domain HADS total score
  Changes from baseline to follow-up -2.44 (2.79) -2.02 (2.65) -2.23 (2.34)
CRQ dyspnea 1.25 (1.17) -0.24 -0.17 -0.24
CRQ fatigue 0.94 (1.25) -0.43 -0.37 -0.46
CRQ emotional function 0.96 (1.07) -0.42 -0.55 -0.56
CRQ mastery 0.94 (1.28) -0.28 -0.51 -0.45
CRQ total 1.02 (0.99) -0.41 -0.48 -0.51
Feeling Thermometer 11.16 (15.82) -0.23 -0.21 -0.25
  1. # Values for changes are means (standard deviation).
  2. Pearson correlation coefficients. Values in bold indicate sufficiently high correlations for using the anchor based method (linear regression analysis)