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Table 3 Changes of physical and mental component summary (PCS and MCS) during various stages of treatment

From: Health-related quality of life of patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Yemen: prospective study

Component Summary Mean score (SD) Alteration of Mean Score
Start of treatment (n = 80) End of treatment (n = 71) 1 year follow-up (n = 52)
PCS* 36.9 (5.1) 44.3 (7.6) 42.7 (7.8) 7.4
MCSǂ 19.8 (4.4) 27.3 (8.1) 26.7 (7.6) 7.5
  1. *PCS: Physical component score; ǂMCS: Mental component score