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Research Article

Anxiety in Cancer Patients during 18F-FDG PET/CT Low Dose: A Comparison of Anxiety Levels before and after Imaging Studies

Table 2

Outcomes of SEQ before and after scan.

Variables Before scan
(%)
After scan
(%)

Reason for anxiety67 (82.7%)61 (75.3%)
 Scan procedure8 (11.9)4 (6.6)
 Results53 (79.1)53 (86.9)
 Illness2 (3.0)1 (1.6)
 Other4 (6.0)3 (4.9)
Information understanding61 (75.3)73 (90.1)
 More or less understandable3 (4.9)4 (5.5)
 Understandable15 (24.6)14 (19.2)
 Completely understandable43 (70.5)55 (75.3)
Utility of the information61 (75.3)73 (90.1)
 Not very useless1 (1.6)0.0
 More or less useful2 (3.3)2 (2.7)
 Useful15 (24.6)18 (24.7)
 Very useful43 (70.5)53 (72.6)
Comfortability to ask questions77 (95.1)
 No, never1 (1.3)
 Yes, few times2 (2.6)
 Yes, sometimes3 (3.9)
 Yes, almost of times17 (22.1)
 Yes, always54 (70.1)
Response to questions/doubts77 (95.1)
 Hardly adequate1 (1.3)
 More or less adequate8 (10.4)
 Adequate28 (36.4)
 Very adequate40 (51.9)
Need more information?77 (95.1)
 Yes4 (5.2)
 No73 (94.8)
Treatment with dignity and respect77 (95.1)
 Almost8 (10.4)
 Always69 (89.6)
Satisfaction with department77 (95.1)
 Not very satisfied1 (1.3)
 Satisfied10 (13.0)
 Very satisfied66 (85.7)

SEQ: Scan Experience Questionnaire.

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