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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for anxiety and depression (HADS*) and quality of life (FACT- G** and I-QOL**)

From: Improvement of quality of life, anxiety and depression after surgery in patients with stress urinary incontinence: Results of a longitudinal short-term follow-up

  Baseline    8-weeks   
  Surgical treatment Pelvic floor training   Surgical treatment Pelvic floor training  
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD)   Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
HADS       
Anxiety 5.0 (3.5) 5.4 (2.7) t = -0.50; p = 0.619 2.6 (2.4) 4.7 (3.1) t = -2.74; p = 0.008
Depression 4.1 (3.6) 4.2 (2.7) t = -0.11; p = 0.917 2.3 (3.5) 4.2 (3.2) t = -2.00; p = 0.046
FACT-G       
Physical well-being 23.0 (5.9) 24.9 (3.8) t = -1.31; p = 0.196 25.2 (3.7) 25.4 (2.6) t = -0.28; p = 0.784
Emotional well-being 19.2 (3.6) 18.2 (3.7) t = 0.92; p = 0.363 21.6 (2.8) 18.3 (3.3) t = 3.88; p < 0.001
Functional well-being 20.3 (6.0) 20.3 (3.7) t = 0.04; p = 0.965 23.0 (4.7) 20.5 (3.7) t = 2.05; p = 0.046
Social well-being 16.7 (5.4) 12.7 (3.5) t = 3.21; p = 0.002 18.3 (4.3) 14.5 (5.5) t = 2.82; p = 0.007
Total 79.2 (15.6) 76.0 (9.2) t = 0.92; p = 0.360 88.1 (12.1) 78.7 (10.1) t = 2.89; p = 0.006
I-QOL       
Avoidance 24.8 (7.6) 26.1 (6.7) t = -0.66; p = 0.511 36.5 (4.6) 28.7 (6.5) t = 4.74; p < 0.001
Psychosocial impact 33.9 (7.8) 37.4 (5.7) t = -1.78; p = 0.081 42.9 (3.1) 38.7 (6.2) t = 2.89; p = 0.008
Social embarrassment 13.8 (5.9) 16.7 (4.9) t = -1.84; p = 0.072 23.7 (2.5) 18.3 (4.6) t = 4.89; p < 0.001
Total 72.5 (18.2) 80.2 (15.7) t = -1.59; p = 0.117 103.1 (9.2) 85.7 (16.5) t = 4.41; p < 0.001
  1. * higher scores indicates more anxiety and depression
  2. ** higher value indicates better quality of life