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Table 3 Subgroup analyses of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients with implantable defibrillators

From: Health-related quality of life in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients with implantable defibrillators

SF-36 domains Atrial fibrillation Heart failure Appropriate therapy Inappropriate shock
  p-value ES p-value ES p-value ES p-value ES
Physical functioning <0.001 0.47 <0.001 0.68 0.812   0.119  
Role physical 0.002 0.38 0.003 0.48 0.211   0.382  
Bodily pain 0.051 0.26 0.260   0.229   0.188  
General health 0.004 0.38 0.023 0.33 0.864   0.118  
Vitality 0.234   0.075 0.30 0.166   0.080 0.31
Social functioning 0.004 0.42 0.069 0.36 0.180   0.058 0.37
Role emotional 0.234   0.195   0.209   0.028 0.42
Mental health 0.288   0.681   0.033 0.30a 0.242  
Physical Component Summary <0.001 0.48 <0.001 0.63 0.735   0.252  
Mental Component Summary 0.495   0.884   0.076 0.27a 0.060 0.38
  1. ES effect size
  2. a higher mental health and mental health summary scores (all other effect sizes were lower)