Skip to main content

Table 7 Association between QOL and “thoughts of suicide/self-harm at some point due to ostomy”

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

  Thoughts of suicide/self-harm at some point due to ostomy N Mean Standard deviation p value
Overall QOL score Yes 5 42.2880 17.45353 0.042
No 38 54.4937 11.47986
Scores on concerns of stoma Yes 5 2.0333 0.87718 0.536
No 38 2.2719 0.79546
Scores on sleep Yes 5 2.0667 0.95452 0.173
No 38 2.6053 0.80111
Scores on family and social relationships Yes 5 1.8571 0.88641 0.020
No 38 2.8571 0.86674
Scores on sexuality/body image Yes 5 2.2000 1.09545 0.151
No 38 2.7719 0.78692