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Table 3 Comparison of psychological outcomes between attenders and non-attenders for initial glucose screening. All values are means (SD).

From: Screening for type 2 diabetes is feasible, acceptable, but associated with increased short-term anxiety: A randomised controlled trial in British general practice

  Attenders (n = 64)* Non-attenders (n = 13)* p-value from t-test
STAI anxiety (range 20–80) 37.3 (10.9) 39.2 (17.8) 0.77
Self-perceived health; range (1 to 5)** 2.92 (0.86) 3.23 (0.83) 0.24
Illness representation subscales; (range 1 to 5)    
   - Acute/chronic illness 3.95 (0.48) 3.94 (0.47) 0.90
   - Cyclic illness 2.98 (0.41) 3.07 (0.49) 0.90
   - Consequences 3.28 (0.47) 3.09 (0.43) 0.22
   - Personal consequences 3.66 (0.43) 3.74 (0.55) 0.74
   - Treatment control 3.56 (0.41) 3.87 (0.23) 0.016
   - Emotional representations 2.68 (0.61) 1.81 (0.45) 0.001
   - Illness coherence 3.07 (0.84) 3.29 (0.81) 0.35
  1. * Numbers may vary from those in Figure 1 due to non-response of questionnaires
  2. **Scored 1 = poor 2 = fair 3 = good 4 = very good 5 = excellent