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Table 4 Impact of where the leak happened, either at home or in a public place

From: The ostomy leak impact tool: development and validation of a new patient-reported tool to measure the burden of leakage in ostomy device users

  N Mean t (p-value)
I was at home
 Emotional impact Yes 70 58.4 NS
No 89 58.5  
 Usual and social activities Yes 70 83.2 NS
No 89 84.5  
 Coping and control Yes 70 63.1 NS
No 89 61.8  
I was outside the home in a public place
 Emotional impact Yes 43 53.5 −1.54 (NS)
No 116 60.3  
 Usual and social activities Yes 43 78.6 −1.93 (0.056)
No 116 85.9  
 Coping and control Yes 43 54.6 −2.30 (0.02)
No 116 65.3  
  1. NS Not significant