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Table 4 PU-QOL-P Responsiveness over time: no PU at baseline (visit 0) compared to 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) 11 30.37 (27.522) 35.455 (34.676) −5.085 −0.16 −22.166, 12.000 0.522
Exudate (8) 0       
Odour (6) 0       
Sleep (7) 9 17.26 (23.487) 26.243 (30.829) −8.983 −0.33 −32.791, 14.828 0.410
Movement & mobility (9) 7 61.79 (48.055) 48.866 (44.792) 12.924 0.28 −3.955, 29.806 0.110
Daily activities (6) 7 9.64 (16.610) 3.5714 (9.449) 6.069 0.45 −4.596, 16.739 0.213
Malaise (5) 7 13.21 (24.440) 6.548 (12.697) 6.662 0.34 −8.416, 21.749 0.321
Emotional well-being (15) 11 11.31 (21.949) 18.375 (31.309) −7.065 −0.26 −24.106, 9.985 0.378
Self-consciousness and appearance (7) 11 4.24 (9.898) 2.597 (8.615) 1.643 0.18 −7.771, 11.061 0.705