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Table 7 Effect of comorbidities on the quality of life in all study subjects (N = 160)

From: The impact of neuropathic pain and other comorbidities on the quality of life in patients with diabetes

Parameter§ BL CI AP CT CB CS AS AO DN DI LU OL AM SD MD
SF-36, PF * * **      *     *   ** **
SF-36, RP *   **            ** **
SF-36, BP    **            ** **
SF-36, GH *   **    *   ** * *     ** **
SF-36, VT    **            ** **
SF-36, SF    *            ** **
SF-36, RE               ** **
SF-36, MH          *      ** **
SF-36, PCS ** * **      * * * *    ** **
SF-36, MCS               ** **
  1. *§Description of SF-36 dimensions and summary scores can be found in legend for Table 6.
  2. §BL = blind; CI = cardiac infarction; AP = angina pectoris; CT = coronary stent; CB = coronary bypass; CS = cerebrovascular stroke; AS = ACI stenosis; AO = ACI operation; DN = diabetic nephropathy; DI = dialysis; LU = leg ulcer; OL = operation on legs; AM = amputation; SD = sleeping disorder; MD = micturition and defecation disorders.
  3. Legend for table cells: empty = no statistical significance; * = p<0,01; ** = p<0,001.