Table 3.

Self Reports (n = 27)

Cases (n = 28)Controls (n = 28)TestP Value
Mean (SD)Mean (SD)
BSI
 Somatization (n = 26)5.3 (5.1)2.8 (2.5)t = 1.94.06
 Obsessive-compulsive (n = 26)6.6 (4.3)3.4 (3.2)t = 3.00.006
 Interpersonal sensitivity3.5 (2.7)2.3 (1.7)t = 1.92.07
 Anxiety6.0 (3.7)2.6 (2.3)t = 5.02<.001
 Phobic anxiety1.8 (2.7)0.6 (1.0)WSR.04
 Positive symptom total24.2 (12.5)16.2 (10.4)WSR.03
 Global severity index0.8 (0.5)0.4 (0.3)t = 2.72.01
Illness Attitude Scale
 Hypochondriacal beliefs4.7 (2.6)3.5 (1.1)WSR.03
 Thanatophobia5.7 (2.4)4.5 (2.0)t = 1.85.08
 Bodily preoccupation5.1 (2.0)4.2 (1.3)t = 1.71.10
 Effect of symptoms5.9 (2.9)4.3 (1.9)WSR.04
MOS
 Role-physical7.3 (1.1)7.9 (0.4)WSR.04
 Social functioning6.0 (4.3)7.4 (4.1)WSR.02
  • WSR indicates Wilcoxon Sign Rank.