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Table 4 Comparison of psychosocial characteristics between ALD-RC group and NALD-RC group before liver transplantation

From: Psychosocial characteristics of alcoholic and non-alcoholic liver disease recipient candidates in liver transplantation: a prospective observational study

Variables ALD-RC NALD-RC t df P r
n = 19 n = 56
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)     
VAS* 14.28 (18.32) 15.52 (20.52) 0.87  
AUDIT 3.67 (6.06) 1.65 (3.62) 1.64 62 0.11  
HADS 9.83 (7.51) 9.60 (6.59) 0.12 58 0.90  
BDI 11.44 (9.49) 9.07 (7.11) 1.07 59 0.29  
BEMIB 28.33 (5.49) 28.44 (4.80)  − 0.07 45 0.95  
SSQ
NP 4.11 (1.84) 4.82 (2.97)  − 0.94 60 0.35  
SR 5.24 (0.81) 5.09 (1.22) 0.47 58 0.64  
TCI
Novelty Seeking 8.63 (2.73) 8.10 (2.57) 0.67 53 0.50  
Harm Avoidance 11.38 (4.95) 11.26 (4.04) 0.09 53 0.93  
Reward Dependence 9.31 (1.99) 10.11 (2.13)  − 1.27 51 0.21  
Persistence 2.24 (1.92) 2.78 (1.53)  − 1.03 25 0.31  
Self-Directedness 14.19 (4.46) 16.09 (5.14)  − 1.27 47 0.21  
Cooperativeness 17.47 (3.63) 18.42 (3.21)  − 0.98 53 0.33  
Self-Transcendence 3.67 (2.95) 3.62 (3.05) 0.06 55 0.95  
PBI
Care/Father 15.31 (8.20) 11.97 (9.62) 1.22 53 0.23  
Over-protection/Father 29.00 (5.65) 29.66 (6.73)  − 0.34 52 0.73  
Care/Mother 12.94 (8.34) 8.08 (9.31) 1.90 56 0.06  
Over-protection/Mother 23.41 (7.39) 28.71 (7.69)  − 2.39 53 0.02 0.31
SF-36
PCS 26.84 (21.35) 28.68 (17.85)  − 0.30 47 0.77  
MCS 49.80 (12.68) 44.65 (11.34) 1.36 47 0.18  
  1. Bold value indicate p < 0.05
  2. ALD-RC: Alcoholic liver disease recipient candidate; AUDIT: Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test; BDI: Beck Depression Inventory; BEMIB, Brief Evaluation of Medication Influences and Beliefs; HADS: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale; NALD-RC: Non-alcoholic liver disease recipient candidate; PBI: Parental Bonding Instrument; SF-36: Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short Form Health Survey (PCS: Physical Component Summary; MCS: Mental Component Summary); SSQ: Social Support Questionnaire (NP: Number of Persons; SR: Satisfaction Rating); TCI: Temperament and Character Inventory; VAS: Visual Analogue Scale
  3. *Mann–Whitney t test was used to evaluate the differences between two groups