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Table 2 Change of health-related quality of life as measured with patient-reported outcome instruments during the 6 months follow-up period at the University of Gondar Hospital, 2019

From: Pelvic organ prolapse surgery and health-related quality of life: a follow-up study

  Score Change of score from baseline
Mean (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) %
P-QoL
 PC
  Baseline 65.3 (63.5, 67.6)   
  3 months 26.6 (24.8, 28.3) − 38.9 (− 41.5, − 36.2) − 59.6
  6 months 16.2 (15.1, 17.3) − 49.4 (− 51.5, − 47.2) − 75.2
 PSC
  Baseline 55.5 (51.9, 58.7)   
  3 months 28.8 (26.1, 31.4) − 26.8 (− 31.2, − 22.4) − 48.3
  6 months 15.3 (13.8, 16.7) − 40.1 (− 43.6, − 36.4) − 72.3
 PRC
  Baseline 76.7 (75.9, 80.2)   
  3 months 15.0 (13.2, 16.8) − 54.3 (− 65.0, − 60.1) − 70.8
  6 months 20.0 (17.3, 22.6) − 58.1 (− 61.8, − 54.3) − 75.7
POP-SS
  Baseline 16.6 (15.8, 17.0)   
  3 months 5.2 (4.9, 5.4) − 11.1 (− 11.8, − 10.5) − 66.8
  6 months 2.1 (1.9, 2.2) − 14.3 (− 14.9, − 13.7) − 86.1
BIPOP
  Baseline 33.9 (33.0, 35.2)   
  3 months 21.1 (20.3, 21.8) − 12.9 (− 13.8, − 12.1) − 38.1
  6 months 17.4 (16.6, 18.2) − 16.6 (− 17.9, − 15.4) − 48.9
PHQ
  Baseline 16.4 (15.3, 17.3)   
  3 months 9.1 (8.7, 9.5) − 7.4 (− 8.3, − 6.6) − 45.1
  6 months 7.8 (7.1, 8.4) − 8.8 (− 9.9, − 7.7) − 53.6
  1. BIPOP body image in pelvic organ prolapse, HRQoL health-related quality of life, POP-SS pelvic organ prolapse symptom score, PC physical component, PRC personal relationship component, PSC psychological component, PHQ patient health questionnaire, PRO patient-reported outcome, UoGH University of Gondar Hospital