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Table 5 Comparison of SF-36 mean and median values for the LTRN- and the control group

From: Transabdominal laparoscopic retroperitoneal neurectomy for chronic pain after inguinal hernia repair and appendicectomy –a matched-pair study

  Median LTRN N = 9 Median Control N = 9 Mean LTRN- Mean Control p-Value (t-test)
PF 60 100 58.33 ± 31.97 90.00 ± 18.41 0.0305
PFR 75 100 50.00 ± 45.64 91.67 ± 23.57 0.0406
BP 42 100 46.11 ± 28.48 96.00 ± 11.31 0.0010
GHP 57 77 53.67 ± 19.83 79.67 ± 14.09 0.0091
V 50 70 48.33 ± 23.80 73.89 ± 10.48 0.0179
SRF 50 100 55.56 ± 29.53 91.67 ± 19.54 0.0120
ERF 100 100 74.07 ± 40.91 96.30 ± 10.48 0.1708
MH 44 92 52.89 ± 21.13 88.89 ± 8.39 0.0016
  1. PF physical functioning, PRF physical role functioning, BP bodily pain, GHP general health perceptions, V vitality, SRF social role function, ERF emotional role function, MH mental health