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Table 1 The individual items in the study questionnaires.

From: Physical distress is associated with cardiovascular events in a high risk population of elderly men

Physical Symptom Distress Index. "During the last four week, to what extent have you felt distressed by the following physical symptoms?"
1. Fatigue 14.8% 8. Peripheral numbness 7.4%
2. Dizziness 6.5% 9. Ankle edema 6.2%
3. Exanthema 7.1% 10. Nightmares 3.4%
4. Tiredness 21.8% 11. Dry mouth 10.5%
5. Slow heart rate 4.5% 12. Loss of taste 2.3%
6. Dyspnoea 16.5% 13. Blurred vision 5.7%
7. Cold hands 13.5%    
Life Satisfaction Index. "During the last four weeks, how satisfied have you been with the following factors in your life?"
1. Time spent with friends 5.1% 8. Your marriage 3.2%
2. Time spent with relatives 6.3% 9. Your education 11.4%
3. Your hobbies 9.9% 10. The relation to your children 2.1%
4. Participation in social activity in the community 16.6% 11. The housing situation 1.4%
5. Time spent with close family 6.0% 12. Your economy 3.7%
6. Your energy 17.9% 13. Your standard of living 1.6%
7. Your daily life 3.9% 14. Your religion 10.0%
  1. Participants with complete questionnaires (n = 433). Numbers referring to proportion reporting "some", "moderate", "much" or "very much" on PSDI and "unsatisfied" or "very unsatisfied" on LSI, respectively.