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Table 1 Hierarchical order for testing of the null hypotheses

From: Health-related quality of life in thrombocytopenic patients with chronic hepatitis C with or without cirrhosis in the ENABLE-1 and ENABLE-2 studies

  SF-36v2 CLDQ-HCV
Aggregate summary scores
  Physical functioning (PCS scores) Overall HRQoL (average of the 4 domain scores of the CLDQ-HCV)
Mental well-being (MCS scores)  
Physical health and functioning domain scores
  Physical functioning Systemic symptoms
Role-physical Activity/energy
Bodily pain  
Mental and emotional health scores
  Mental health (SF-36v2 subscale) Emotion
General health (SF-36v2 subscale) Worry
Role-emotional (SF-36v2 subscale)  
Social functioning (SF-36v2 subscale)  
  1. CLDQ-HCV chronic liver disease questionnaire–hepatitis C virus version, HRQoL health-related quality of life, MCS, mental component summary, PCS, physical component summary, SF-36v2 short-form 36 health survey version 2