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Table 7 Means and mean rank sums for the domain on fatigue—Comparison between ICU survivors and controls at the time of completing the questionnaire

From: Long-term health-related quality of life and burden of disease after intensive care: development of a patient-reported outcome measure

  Issues Mean Mean rank sum p-value
ICU survivors Controls ICU survivors Controls
Fat1 Need for daytime rest 2.99 2.08 316.07 216.41 0.000
Fat2 Tough getting started doing things 2.72 2.09 308.67 234.46 0.000
Fat3 Difficulties finishing things due to feeling exhausted 2.07 1.49 306.05 234.26 0.000
Fat4 Difficulties doing things under pressure of time 2.27 1.57 219.22 170.91 0.000
Fat5 Difficulties multitasking due to feeling exhausted 2.00 1.43 304.51 234.61 0.000
Fat6 Tired from reading 1.86 1.41 274.08 228.4 0.000
Fat7 Tired from watching TV 1.79 1.48 289.96 251.01 0.002
Fat8 Tired from conversation between more than two people 1.96 1.54 286.09 238.79 0.000
Fat9 Fallen asleep when reading 1.51 1.48 253.62 257.66 0.714
Fat10 Fallen asleep during a conversation 1.08 1.09 284.11 283.77 0.956
Fat11 Tiredness affecting work 2.00 1.34 113.48 82.88 0.000
Fat12 Tiredness limiting social activities 2.06 1.55 224.71 171.19 0.000
Fat13 Tiredness affecting QoL 2.41 1.66 223.54 152.44 0.000
Fat14 Worrying about feeling tired 2.04 1.41 313.89 239.87 0.000