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Table 3 Comparison of quality of life (SF-12), Goldberg, and MOS scales

From: Analysis of benzodiazepine withdrawal program managed by primary care nurses in Spain

  No success (12 pacs) Success (39 pacs)  
Scale Mean Desv. Est. p Mean Desv. Est. p Effect size Cohen’s
SF·12: physical component        
   0 41.89 11.62   39.60 8.82   0.25
   12 months 49.09 1.63 0.36 39.89 8.36 0.79 1.27
   24 months 49.71 2.98 0.58 38.99 7.49 0.52 1.62
SF12: mental component        
   0 42.79 16.12   45.96 9.88   −0.28
   12 months 48.03 11.17 0.28 48.79 9.74 0.08 −0.08
   24 months 40.72 19.63 0.43 49.27 9.73 0.02 −0.69
Goldberg anxiety        
   0 3.75 3.19   3.23 2.65   0.19
   12 months 0.75 1,50 0,30 2,33 2,31 0,01 −0.75
   24 months 2,67 2,52 1,00 2,26 2,42 0,01 0.17
Goldberg depression        
   0 2,17 1,85   2,36 2,31   −0.09
   12 months 1,00 1,41 0,42 1,62 2,42 0,00 −0.28
   24 months 1.00 1,73 0,42 1,55 1,84 0,00 −0.31
Short of Breath Scale        
   0 75,00 28,44   82,56 24,36   −0.30
   12 months 95,00 10,00 0,42 85,64 20,49 0,32 0.51
   24 months 100,00 0,00 0,07 90,26 16,46 0,02 0.69
Sleep Adequacy        
   0 40,00 24,12   56,15 27,30   −0.62
   12 months 30,00 34,64 0,07 56,41 22,18 0,96 −1.06
   24 months 53,33 11,55 0,06 58,46 26,31 0,36 −0.22
Sleep Disturbance Scale        
   0 51,88 14,19   55,71 14,78   −0.27
   12 months 68,44 10,87 0,19 56,60 13,02 0,73 0.96
   24 months 57,92 6,88 0,68 57,31 12,15 0,44 0.06
Sleep Problems Index I        
   0 61,39 14,32   62,99 9,88   −0.15
   12 months 75,00 15,99 0,46 63,85 6,86 0,60 1.17
   24 months 67,78 6,94 0,15 65,47 6,69 0,07 0.35
Sleep Problems Index II        
   0 59,35 11,42   60,94 9,34   −0.16
   12 months 71,53 12,86 0,40 61,45 5,54 0,83 1.32
   24 months 62,04 6,99 0,47 62,68 6,61 0,18 −0.10
Snoring Scale        
   0 71,67 35,63   66,15 37,32   0.15
   12 months 100,00 0,00 0,18 70,77 35,79 0,24 0.95
   24 months 100,00 0,00 0,18 74,87 29,99 0,03 0.97
Somnolence Scale        
   0 59,44 17,16   73,50 17,54   −0.82
   12 months 70,00 20,73 0,21 72,82 15,09 0,86 −0.17
   24 months 64,44 20,37 0,12 76,92 14,25 0,25 −0.80
  1. MOS: Medical Outcomes Study.
  2. SF-12: Short-Form Health Survey.