Table 3

Censored analysis of short form 36 (SF-36) subscales, component scores, and symptom data groups based on actual treatment

Conservative
(n=39)
Invasive
(n=49)
p Value Conservative
crossover (n=12)
Invasive
retreated (n=6)
Invasive,
no treatment (n=7)
Physical functioning78.4 (18.0)84.1 (18.1)0.0477.9 (15.6)74.2 (28.0)77.8 (30.5)
Role-physical59.2 (43.7)70.1 (42.4)0.1143.1 (46.2)50.0 (47.4)83.3 (40.8)
Bodily pain79.1 (22.6)83.6 (22.8)0.2776.8 (17.1)83.0 (26.0)82.4 (25.4)
General health67.2 (18.6)66.5 (21.6)0.9564.8 (23.1)68.6 (26.5)61.4 (24.8)
Vitality69.1 (21.4)67.9 (22.5)0.8857.5 (18.6)60.0 (34.8)72.1 (24.8)
Social functioning91.3 (16.0)91.3 (18.1)0.9688.5 (16.4)70.8 (40.1)85.7 (28.3)
Role-emotional80.2 (28.8)76.3 (37.4)0.9752.8 (46.0)50.0 (45.9)83.3 (40.8)
Mental health86.1 (15.1)81.6 (16.1)0.1172.3 (22.8)72.0 (23.0)77.7 (22.1)
MCS56.3 (7.8)53.0 (8.1)0.0347.8 (11.8)47.0 (16.0)54.2 (12.1)
PCS45.2 (9.9)48.6 (9.6)0.0646.0 (9.3)49.3 (10.3)47.4 (11.2)
Angina pectoris30.8%14.3%0.0633.3%33.3%28.6%
  • Values are mean (SD).

  • MCS, mental component score; PCS, physical component score.