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Table 4 Reported prescription categories associated with SF-36 Physical Component Summary (PCS) Score (n = 331)

From: Co-morbidity and predictors of health status in older rural breast cancer survivors

Prescription Reported? P*
No Yes
  n mean (SD)a n mean (SD)a  
a) Pain 265 46 (10.1) 66 39.5 (11.4) <.001
b) Heartburn 275 45.7 (10.4) 56 39.8 (10.8) <.001
c) Diabetes 291 45.4 (10.6) 40 39.5 (9.8) <.001
d) Bladder spasms 313 45.2 (10.6) 18 36.9 (10.5) 0.002
e) Infections 320 45 (10.6) 11 36.9 (10.8) 0.014
f) Allergies 294 45.2 (10.6) 37 40.9 (10.9) 0.019
e) Others not listed 235 45.6 (10.4) 96 42.5 (11.2) 0.014
  1. aSF-36 PCS score; *t-test.