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Table 5 Means and SDs on the eight B-IPQ dimensions and two comparison samples (means with equal upper case superscripts are not significantly different).

From: The psychological burden of an initially unexplained illness: patients with sternocostoclavicular hyperostosis before and after delayed diagnosis

  SCCH patients Asthma patientsa Diabetes 2 Patientsa F-value(p)
B-IPQ scale n = 52 n = 309 n = 119 df = 2, 477
Consequences 5.63A ± 2.80 3.5B ± 2.3 4.7A ± 2.9 21.575 (< .0001)
Timeline 9.17 ± 1.86 8.8 ± 2.2 9.2 ± 1.9 1.920 (.1478)
Personal control 5.31A ± 2.35 6.7B ± 2.4 6.7B ± 2.3 7.9729 (.0004)
Treatment control 6.8A ± 2.37 7.9B ± 2.0 8.0B ± 2.3 6.660 (.0014)
Identity 6.21A ±2.30 4.5B ± 2.3 4.6B ± 2.8 11.153 (< .0001)
Concern 4.77A ± 3.26 4.6A ± 2.8 7.0B ± 3.1 2.520 (< .0001)
Coherence 6.15A ± 2.54 6.5A ± 2.6 7.9B ± 2.3 15.222 (< .0001)
Emotional response 4.04A ± 3.21 3.3A ± 2.9 4.3B ± 3.3 5.192 (.0059)
  1. a Broadbent et al. [46].