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Table 6 Importance ratings for draft OSIS items by country

From: Patient experiences with oily skin: The qualitative development of content for two new patient reported outcome questionnaires

Item All Groups Mean++ US Mean (SD) German Mean (SD) F value P Value
Unattractive 1.6 1.7 (1.0) 1.4 (0.7) 1.37 0.25
Frustrated 2.0 1.9 (1.1) 2.1 (1.1) 0.50 0.49
Inconvenienced 2.1 2.1 (1.1) 2.1 (0.9) 0.01 0.94
Bothered 2.1 2.1 (1.0) 2.2 (1.0) 0.15 0.70
Embarrassed 2.1 1.8 (1.0) 2.5 (1.1) 5.43 0.02*
Nervous 2.2 2.5 (1.3) 2.0 (0.8) 2.24 0.14
Discouraged 2.2 1.9 (1.0) 2.7 (1.1) 5.83 0.02*
Annoyed 2.2 2.0 (1.1) 2.5 (0.9) 3.06 0.09
Disgusted 2.2 2.0 (1.1) 2.4 (1.3) 0.98 0.33
Self-conscious 2.2 1.6 (1.0) 2.8 (1.4) 10.75 0.00***
Preoccupied/Distracted 2.3 2.3 (1.0) 2.4 (0.9) 0.04 0.85
Worried 2.4 2.3 (1.2) 2.5 (1.2) 0.49 0.49
Irritable 2.4 2.4 (1.3) 2.4 (1.2) 0.03 0.86
Distressed 2.5 2.4 (1.1) 2.7 (1.1) 0.64 0.43
  1. ++ 1, Extremely important; 2, Very Important; 3, Important; 4, A Little Important; 5, Not important at all
  2. * p < .05; ** p < .01; *** p < .001