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Table 3 Results of HRQoL and clinical health status in presence/absence of pain: values are mean scores ± standard deviation (SD)

From: Factors Influencing Depression Endpoints Research (FINDER): baseline results of Italian patients with depression

Parameter No/mild pain Significant pain with medical disorder known to cause pain Significant pain with medical disorder not associated with pain or without comorbidity
SF-36 PCS 50.0 ± 9.1 37.5 ± 7.8 43.4 ± 7.9
SF-36 MCS 24.1 ± 10.3 22.0 ± 6.8 20.7 ± 8.9
EQ-5D 0.53 ± 0.28 0.27 ± 0.34 0.37 ± 0.30
EQ-VAS 51.4 ± 19.5 41.3 ± 18.1 42.0 ± 19.0
HADS depression 12.0 ± 4.4 13.8 ± 3.8 13.8 ± 4.1
HADS anxiety 10.6 ± 3.8 12.9 ± 3.5 13.0 ± 3.9
  1. EQ-5D: EuroQoL 5 dimensions; EQ-VAS: EuroQoL visual analogue scale; EuroQoL, European Quality of Life instrument; HADS: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; SF-36 MCS: Short Form-36 mental component summary; SF-36 PCS: Short Form-36 physical component summary.
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