Table 3

Quality of life measured by Sintonen's 15D and Nottingham health profile (NHP) by histological diagnosis (median values)

Glioma
Grades I–II (n=19)Grades III–IV (n=20)Acoustic neurinoma (n=13)Meningioma (n=31)Pituitary adenomaOtherp Value
*p<0.05 **; p<0.01 (Kruskal-Wallis H).
Sintonen's 15D0.920.840.890.86 (N=32)0.880.870.613
NHP: pain0.022.30.08.80.09.10.035*
NHP: mobility0.09.00.00.00.09.00.148
NHP: social isol.0.016.40.00.00.017.10.025*
NHP: energy0.029.60.00.00.024.80.250
NHP: emotion0.04.08.06.23.10.00.566
NHP: sleep6.928.90.027.032.435.80.244