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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of Patients in the entire sample and in each group (epilepsy and Parkinson’s Disease (PD))

From: Assessing preoperative hope and expectations related to functional neurosurgery: a new questionnaire

Dependent variables Groups of patients
Whole sample (n=50) Epilepsy (n=25) PD (n=25)
Age 46.16 (17.05) 32.72 (12.75) 59.60 (7.41)
Level of education 12.57 (4.26) 12.00 (2.83) 13.33 (5.65)
Disease duration 14.00 (7.78) 17.08 (8.88) 10.78 (4.79)
AS-total score 34.00 (7.67) 37.56 (6.95) 30.44 (6.76)
PE-total score 21.00 (11.38) 17.12 (8.53) 24.88 (12.66)
PH-total score 28.04 (13.00) 23.92 (10.39) 32.16 (14.20)
HADS-D 5.47 (3.24) 4.83 (3.26) 6.13 (3.15)
HADS-A 7.75 (4.01) 7.91 (4.18) 7.59 (3.91)
MOS-SF-PCS 43.89 (10.95) 51.48 (7.68) 35.95 (7.78)
MOS-SF-MCS 40.20 (9.69) 40.69 (10.39) 39.95 (9.11)
LOT-optimism 16.66 (4.31) 16.68 (4.59) 16.64 (4.11)
  1. PE Preoperative expectations, PH Preoperative Hope, HADS-A Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale - Anxiety, HADS-D Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale - Depression, MOS-SF-PCS Medical Outcome Study - Short Form - Physical Component Summary, MOS-SF-MCS Medical Outcome Study - Short Form - Mental Component Summary, LOT Life Orientation Test