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Table 8 Means and mean rank sums for the domain on physical health—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
Phys1 Physical health in general 3.29 2.63 319.92 214.59 0.000
Phys2 Reduced feeling in your face 1.16 1.04 289.48 276.21 0.028
Phys3 Arm weakness 2.00 1.36 315.44 223.91 0.000
Phys4 Reduced feeling in arms 1.42 1.10 303.37 253.11 0.000
Phys5 Reduced feeling in hands/fingers 1.61 1.19 307.10 242.97 0.000
Phys6 Raynaud's in fingers 1.92 1.51 296.24 262.93 0.008
Phys7 Difficulties lifting/carrying lightweight objects 1.52 1.13 302.42 249.40 0.000
Phys8 Difficulties turning on taps/opening jars 1.66 1.25 303.28 244.97 0.000
Phys9 Difficulties using your hands 1.67 1.24 311.16 245.96 0.000
Phys10 Leg weakness 2.31 1.40 329.21 205.79 0.000
Phys11 Reduced feeling in legs 1.74 1.11 314.39 231.29 0.000
Phys12 Reduced feeling in feet/toes 1.88 1.18 315.03 228.25 0.000
Phys13 Restless legs 1.75 1.31 303.90 248.40 0.000
Phys14 Dizziness when standing up 2.10 1.57 307.51 241.49 0.000
Phys15 Losing balance easily 2.17 1.39 308.52 215.49 0.000
Phys16 Difficulties climbing stairs 2.53 1.32 314.03 200.02 0.000
Phys17 Unsteady gait 1.88 1.23 302.06 229.12 0.000
Phys18 Legs feeling heavy 1.85 1.19 311.15 231.48 0.000
Phys19 Swollen legs/ankles 2.02 1.36 309.22 243.61 0.000
Phys20 Raynaud's in toes 2.02 1.24 311.81 234.25 0.000
Phys21 Contractures 1.98 1.46 305.16 239.26 0.000
Phys22 Periods of heavy sweating 1.66 1.40 295.38 264.13 0.006
Phys23 Shortness of breath limiting your physical activities 2.29 1.34 280.41 191.11 0.000
Phys24 Physically active > 30 min* 3.03 3.82 258.46 342.76 0.000
Phys25 Physical health affecting QoL 2.82 1.70 295.22 172.35 0.000
Phys26 Worrying about physical health 2.75 1.86 318.12 224.90 0.000
  1. *Reversely coded response scale