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Table 3 PU-QOL-P Responsiveness over time: PU at baseline (visit 0) compared to no PU 30 days post-treatment end (visit 30)

From: A patient-reported pressure ulcer health-related quality of life instrument for use in prevention trials (PU-QOL-P): psychometric evaluation

Scales (n items) N Baseline scores Visit30 scores Mean change Effect Size CI P value
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Pain (12) 31 27.57 (25.553) 9.001 (16.927) 18.569 0.86 9.637, 27.493 0.000
Exudate (8) 0       
Odour (6) 0       
Sleep (7) 29 27.82 (32.804) 14.03 (23.277) 13.790 0.48 1.655, 25.899 0.027
Movement & mobility (9) 21 37.86 (36.769) 21.17 (33.085) 16.688 0.48 −7.811, 41.179 0.171
Daily activities (6) 25 13.67 (28.956) 9.333 (24.244) 4.337 0.16 −10.069, 18.736 0.540
Malaise (5) 23 21.09 (37.049) 3.913 (13.731) 17.177 0.61 3.705, 30.642 0.015
Emotional well-being (15) 30 10.17 (20.837) 0.476 (2.608) 9.694 0.65 1.906, 17.475 0.016
Self-consciousness and appearance (7) 28 8.67 (19.668) 0.255 (1.350) 8.415 0.60 0.803, 16.034 0.032