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Table 4 Discriminant validity to Bb (Bothered by) and NfH (Need for Help) scores for patients grouped according to H%Y stages

From: Italian validation of the Belastungsfragebogen Parkinson kurzversion (BELA-P-k): a disease-specific questionnaire for evaluation of the subjective perception of quality of life in parkinson’s disease

Variable HY 2 HY 3 HY 4 p val ANOVA
Total_Bb 21.0 ± 17.0 22.3 ± 16.1 29.1 ± 18.9 0.33
Physical Symptoms_Bb 5.8 ± 4.7 6.7 ± 4.7 9.4 ± 4.8 0.056
Emotional Symptoms_Bb 6.1 ± 4.3 5.9 ± 4.5 6.7 ± 4.9 0.84
Social Functioning_Bb 4.6 ± 5.3 5.2 ± 5.2 6.5 ± 5.5 0.55
Partner Bonding\Family_Bb 4.3 ± 4.8 4.6 ± 4.8 6.5 ± 5.6 0.38
Total_NfH 18.3 ± 17.4 19.7 ± 15.0 28.1 ± 18.1 0.18
Physical Symptoms_NfH 5.2 ± 5.0 6.0 ± 4.7 9.5 ± 4.5 0.022
Emotional Symptoms_NfH 5.1 ± 4.2 5.0 ± 4.2 6.9 ± 5.4 0.38
Social Functioning_NfH 4.1 ± 5.3 4.6 ± 4.7 5.8 ± 5.8 0.56
Partner Bonding\Family_NfH 3.9 ± 4.9 4.1 ± 4.6 5.9 ± 5.4 0.42