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Table 1 Mean (standard deviation) of Self-Rating Questionnaire (SRQ) scores by orthopaedic diagnosis

From: Psychological distress among patients of an orthopaedic outpatient clinic: a study from a low-income country

  Overall Men Women
  Mean (SD) N Mean (SD) N Mean (SD) N
Major fracture 10.14 (5.5)a 243 9.07 (5.1) 146 11.74 (5.8) 97
Small fracture 9.74 (6.3) 77 7.25 (5.8) 39 12.29 (5.9) 38
Other bone pathology 12.50 (5.2)b 78 9.62 (5.8) 24 13.78 (4.4) 54
Sprain and others 8.12 (6.2) 24 5.62 (4.6) 13 11.09 (6.7) 11
Arthritis 12.03 (5.7)c 238 8.02 (5.1) 49 13.07 (5.4) 189
PID/backache 12.43 (4.7) 65 10.70 (4.9) 27 13.65 (4.1) 38
Dislocation 8.2 (7.3) 10 5.00 (6.8) 5 11.4 (6.9) 5
Frozen joint 10.41 (5.9) 17 7.67 (5.0) 6 11.9 (5.9) 11
Wound 9.68 (5.8) 114 7.60 (4.9) 55 11.62 (5.9) 59
Other 8.38 (5.2) 21 7.62 (4.4) 8 8.85 (5.8) 13
Medically unexplained 10.90 (5.5) 90 8.68 (5.3) 35 12.31 (5.2) 55
  1. Bonferroni correction.
  2. aSignificantly different from other bone pathology, arthritis and PID/backache.
  3. bSignificantly different from sprain and others and wound.
  4. cSignificantly different from wound.
  5. PID = pelvic inflammatory disease.