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Table 2 Descriptive statistics

From: Personality and the physician-patient relationship as predictors of quality of life of cardiac patients after rehabilitation

  Minimum in dataset Maximum in dataset Mean Standard deviation Effect size (for HRQOL scales)
HRQOL      
SF-12: PC      
Start of rehabilitation 8,47 58,51 34,09 10,29 .32
End of rehabilitation 7,51 65,11 37,34 10,87  
MacNew: PL      
Start of rehabilitation 1.60 7 4.69 1.22 .46
End of rehabilitation 1,99 7 5,25 1,10  
SAQ: PL      
Start of rehabilitation 0 100 56,35 25,29 .22
End of rehabilitation 0 100 61,85 24,78  
SF-12: MC      
Start of rehabilitation 9,84 70,14 46,39 12,18 .39
End of rehabilitation 11,81 75,37 51,09 11,60  
MacNew: EF      
Start of rehabilitation 1,17 7 4,79 1,24 .47
End of rehabilitation 1,33 7 5,37 1,13  
MacNew: SF      
Start of rehabilitation 1,18 7 4,56 1,33 .57
End of rehabilitation 1,80 7 5,32 1,14  
Personality variables      
Cynicism 0 23 12,63 5,17  
Trait anger 10 37 18,24 5,01  
Physician patient relationship      
PICS: DF 1 4 2,94 0,72  
PICS: PI 1 4 3,01 0,75  
Trust in physician 25,90 100 79,58 14,44  
  1. Personality variables were measured at the beginning of rehabilitation, variables of the physician-patient relationship at the end of rehabilitation. For all HRQOL scales, higher values indicate higher quality of life. Effect size = difference of the mean values divided by the pretest standard deviation.