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Table 2 Descriptive statistics and correlations among HADS data and the SF-36 summary scores before surgery (N = 50)

From: Anxiety and depression in association with morbid obesity: changes with improved physical health after duodenal switch

  Mean ± SD HADS-D PCS MCS
HADS anxiety 7.8 ± 4.4 0.71 *** -0.44** -0.73***
HADS depression 6.3 ± 4.6   -0.49 *** -0.78 ***
PCS 31.9 ± 9.8    0.53 ***
MCS 37.4 ± 12.4    
  1. Note. HADS: hospital anxiety and depression scale. PCS: physical cumulative summary. MCS: mental cumulative summary. *P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001.