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Table 1 Cosmesis and Body image questionnaire consisting of a body image score (items 1 to 5) and a cosmetic score (items 6 to 8)

From: Cosmesis and body image after single-port laparoscopic or conventional laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a multicenter double blinded randomised controlled trial (SPOCC-trial)

1 Are you less satisfied with your body since the operation?
□ 1 = no, not at all
□ 2 = a little bit
□ 3 = quite a bit
□ 4 = yes, extremely
2 Do you think the operation has damaged your body?
□ 1 = no, not at all
□ 2 = a little bit
□ 3 = quite a bit
□ 4 = yes, extremely
3 Do you fell less attractive as a result of your operation?
□ 1 = no, not at all
□ 2 = a little bit
□ 3 = quite a bit
□ 4 = yes, extremely
4 Do you feel less feminine/masculine as a result of your operation?
□ 1 = no, not at all
□ 2 = a little bit
□ 3 = quite a bit
□ 4 = yes, extremely
5 Is it difficult to look at yourself naked?
□ 1 = no, not at all
□ 2 = a little bit
□ 3 = quite a bit
□ 4 = yes, extremely
6 On a scale from 1 to 7, how satisfied are you with your scar(s)?
□ 1 = very unsatisfied
□ 2 = quite unsatisfied
□ 3 = a bit unsatisfied
□ 4 = not unsatisfied/not satisfied
□ 5 = a bit satisfied
□ 6 = quite satisfied
□ 7 = very satisfied
7 On a scale from 1 to 7, how would you describe your scar(s)?
□ 1 = revolting
□ 2 = quite revolting
□ 3 = a bit revolting
□ 4 = not revolting/not beautiful
□ 5 = a bit beautiful
□ 6 = quite beautiful
□ 7 = very beautiful
8 Could you score your own scar(s) on a scale from 1 to 10?
(1 = ugliest scar imaginable, 10 = almost scarless)
  1. Scores from 8 to 48.