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The Effect of Partnership Care Model on Mental Health of Patients with Thalassemia Major

Table 3

Comparison of mental health and its subscales in the intervention and control groups before and after intervention.

VariableGroupInterventionControlIndependent -test
Mean ± SDMean ± SD

Physical complaintsBefore6.0 ± 0.73 = 0.67,
After3.9 ± 0.565.8 ± 0.67 = 1.21,
Paired -test = 10.7, = 1.37,

AnxietyBefore8.4 ± 1.078.6 ± 1.17 = 0.39,
After5.2 ± 1.549.0 ± 0.66 = 7.1,
Paired -test = 7.6, = 1.8,

Social dysfunctionBefore9.6 ± 0.899.8 ± 0.37 = 0.36,
After7.0 ± 1.739.2 ± 0.20 = 2.15,
Paired -test = 5.1, = 1.50,

DepressionBefore10.8 ± 1.3011.0 ± 0.70 = 0.30,
After4.4 ± 1.1411.2 ± 0.44 = 5.21,
Paired -test = 8.5, = 1.0,

Total score of mental healthBefore35.2 ± 7.3135.4 ± 7.83 = 0.65,
After11.4 ± 3.0635.2 ± 7.01 = 8.1,
Paired -test = 49.6, = 1.0,

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