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Table 3 Quality of Life questionnaires for survivors

From: Employment status and health related quality of life among Hodgkin-lymphoma survivors’– results based on data from a major treatment center in Hungary

  All patients (n = 140) Inactive(I) (n = 47) Active(A) (n = 93) P (I-A)
  Mean ± SD  
HADS anxiety 5.46 ± 3.54 6.69 ± 3.64 4.87 ± 3.35 0.004
HADS depression 3.05 ± 3.19 4.87 ± 3.84 2.17 ± 2.38 <0.001
PSS 4.55 ± 2.80 5.93 ± 2.83 3.87 ± 2.53 <0.001
SOC 66.90 ± 11.26 62.55 ± 69.03 69.03 ± 10.51 0.002
DAS total 49.35 ± 18.94 54.79 ± 22.01 46.80 ± 16.86 0.022
DAS perfection 28.41 ± 12.61 31.98 ± 14.94 26.74 ± 11.07 0.024
DAS dependency 20.94 ± 8.01 22.81 ± 8.35 20.07 ± 7.74 0.063
  Number of patients (%)  
HADS anxiety
 normal score: 0–7 104 (75%) 26 (57%) 78 (84%) 0.004
 borderline: 8–11 21 (15%) 12 (27%) 9 (10%)
 abnormal: 11–21 13 (10%) 7 (16%) 6 (6%)
HADS depression
 normal score: 0–7 124 (90%) 35 (78%) 89 (96%) 0.005
 borderline: 8–10 8 (6%) 6 (13%) 2 (2%)
 abnormal: 11–21 6 (4%) 4 (9%) 2 (2%)
GHQ
 normal score: 0–4 124 (90%) 35 (78%) 89 (96%) 0.002
 abnormal: ≥5 14 (10%) 10 (22%) 4 (4%)
  1. HADS Hospital Anxiety and Depression scale, GHQ General Health Questionnaire, PSS Perceived Stress, Scale, SOC Sense of Coherence Scale, DAS Dysfunctional Attitude Scale