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Table 6 Association between QOL and feeling “depressed” soon after surgery

From: A cross-sectional study of quality of life in a cohort of enteral ostomy patients presenting to a tertiary care hospital in a developing country in South Asia

  Felt depressed soon after surgery N Mean Standard deviation p value
Overall QOL score Yes 19 46.7516 11.84774 0.001
No 22 59.2200 10.31910
Scores on concerns of stoma Yes 19 1.9386 0.67862 0.015
No 22 2.5303 0.79787
Scores on sleep Yes 19 2.2456 0.83031 0.015
No 22 2.8636 0.73217
Scores on family and social relationships Yes 19 2.2857 0.83299 0.001
No 22 3.1753 0.78362
Scores on sexuality/body image Yes 19 2.3333 0.80123 0.003
No 22 3.0606 0.68727