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Table 3 Significant symptom- and functioning-scores related to allocation-related parameters

From: Mode of allocation and social demographic factors correlate with impaired quality of life after liver transplantation

Correlated parameter Mean value (±SD) p-value univariate p-value multivariate
Duration of waiting before LTx ≥180 days:    
Emotional Functioning 72 (±21.6) 0.036 n.s.
Fatigue 36 (±25.9) 0.009 0.023
Nausea/Vomiting 5 (±14.7) 0.012 n.s.
Apetite loss 10 (±23.6) 0.012
Hospital stay ≥28 days:    
Physical functioning: 67 (±23.3) 0.021 0.003
Role functioning: 58 (±30.7) 0.022 0.05
Emotional functioning: 63 (±26.3) 0.005 0.007
Social Functioning: 61 (±34.2) 0.006
Fatigue 46 (±7.32) 0.037 n.s.
Dyspnoe 33 (±33.5) 0.026 n.s.
Constipation 9 (±17.5) 0.036 n.s.
Financial Difficulties 41 (±40.5) 0.025 n.s.
Presence of HCC:    
Physical Functioning 64 (±26.1) 0.02 n.s.
Organ allocation in ELAS-era:    
Physical Functioning 75 (±22.5) 0.022 0.001
HU-status:    
Financial Difficulties 61 (±41.7) 0.017 0.025