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Table 2 SF-36, EQ-5D and HADS values at baseline, 3 months and 6 months

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

Variable Baseline, mean ± SD 3 Months 6 Months
   Mean ± SD 95% CI Mean ± SD 95% CI
SF-36 MCS 22.0 ± 9.2 34.6 ± 10.0 33.7 to 35.6 39.3 ± 9.5 38.4 to 40.1
SF-36 PCS 44.9 ± 9.7 46.9 ± 8.5 46.1 to 47.7 49.0 ± 8.5 48.2 to 49.8
EQ-5D HSI 0.40 ± 0.01 0.66 ± 0.26 0.63 to 0.68 0.74 ± 0.23 0.72 to 0.76
EQ-5D VAS 45.7 ± 19.6 61.3 ± 17.9 59.7 to 63.0 69.3 ± 17.0 67.8 to 70.9
HADS-D 13.3 ± 4.2 8.7 ± 4.3 8.3 to 9.1 6.9 ± 4.3 6.5 to 7.3
HADS-A 12.2 ± 3.9 7.5 ± 3.6 7.2 to 7.8 5.8 ± 3.4 5.5 to 6.1
  1. EQ-5D = European Quality of Life-5 Dimensions; HADS-A/D = Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale - anxiety/depression; HSI = health status index; MCS = mental component summary; PCS = physical component summary; SF-36 = Short Form 36; VAS = visual analogue scale.