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Table 4 Sensitivity to change of the MYMOP-D profile score depending on patient-rated perceived change of symptoms

From: A brief patient-reported outcome instrument for primary care: German translation and validation of the Measure Yourself Medical Outcome Profile (MYMOP)

Patient-rated perceived change of symptoms Mean (SD) change in score (initial – follow-up) No. of patients
Symptom 1   160
Much bettera,b,c 2.7 (1.5) 55
A little betterd 1.3 (1.4) 46
Unchangedd 0.8 (1.4) 47
Worsed 0.8 (1.8) 12
Symptom 2   128
Much bettera,b,c 2.5 (1.9) 45
A little betterb,d 1.5 (1.3) 37
Unchangedc,d 0.4 (1.3) 36
Worsed 0.6 (1.1) 10
Activity   154
Much betterb 2.7 (2.0) 53
A little better 1.9 (1.6) 46
Unchangedd 0.8 (1.9) 43
Worse 1.3 (1.9) 12
Wellbeing   159
much betterb 1.2 (1.6) 55
A little better 0.8 (1.6) 47
Unchangedd 0.0 (1.4) 45
Worse 0.1 (1.2) 12
MYMOP-D profile score   158
Much bettera,b,c 2.2 (1.2) 55
A little betterb,d 1.3 (1.2) 46
Unchangedc,d 0.5 (1.0) 45
Worsed 0.7 (1.1) 12
  1. Significant differences (Bonferroni correction) to aworse, bunchanged, ca little better, dmuch better.