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Table 3 Satisfaction regarding the operated breast between reconstructed and nonreconstructed patients and the correlation with the WHOQOL-bref

From: Patient satisfaction and quality of life in breast reconstruction: assessment of outcomes of immediate, delayed, and nonreconstruction

 WHOQOL
Physical mean (SD)Psychological mean (SD)Social Relations mean (SD)Environment mean (SD)General mean (SD)
Satisfaction of patients with their operated breasts     
Total0.189 (0.090)0.375 (0.001)0.286 (0.010)0.289 (0.009)0.317 (0.004)
With breast reconstruction0.231 (0.097)0.419 (0.002)0.185 (0.184)0.181 (0.195)0.300 (0.029)
Nonreconstructed but desired it−0.654 (0.029)−0.462 (0.153)−0.643 (0.033)−0.071 (0.835)−0.673 (0.023)
Non reconstructed and don’t desired it.0.373 (0.210)0.486 (0.093)0.504 (0.079)0.297 (0.324)0.487 (0.091)
ANCOVA0.0540.0360.0250.5000.023
  1. P Spearman correlation, ANCOVA Analysis of covariance. The variables in italic had statistically significant values (p <0.05)