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Table 1 Range of response options used at time 1 and mean scores for each item. Subscale and single scale means and medians at time 1 and time 2 and comparison of time 1 and time 2 scores

From: Design and development of the MacTSQ measure of satisfaction with treatment for macular conditions used within the IVAN trial

  Range of response options used Time 1 mean (sd) N = 137 Time 1 median (range) Time 2 mean (sd) N = 110 Time 2 median (range)
1b Treatment for MD 3-6 5.61 (0.79) 6 (3-6) 5.62 (0.71) 6 (3-6)
2ab Side effects and after affects of the treatment 0-7 5.28 (1.13) 6 (1-6) 5.39 (1.04) 6 (1-6)
3ab Pain or discomfort associated with the treatment 0-7 5.17 (1.34) 5.5 (0-6) 5.24 (1.18) 6 (0-6)
4bc How well the treatment is working 2-6 4.84 (1.24) 5 (2-6) 5.24 (1.21) 6 (0-6)
5b How unpleasant treatment is 0-6 4.97 (1.29) 5 (0-6) 5.10 (1.24) 5.5 (0-6)
6b Apprehension about treatment 0-6 5.05 (1.41) 6 (0-6) 5.19 (1.38) 6 (0-6)
7a Cost associated with treatment 0-7 5.62 (1.05) 6 (2-6) 5.79 (0.69) 6 (2-6)
8 Journey to the eye clinic for treatment 0-6 5.13 (1.35) 6 (0-6) 5.13 (1.23) 6 (0-6)
9b Safety of the treatment 3-6 5.40 (0.97) 6 (3-6) 5.58 (0.67) 6 (3-6)
10b Provision of information about the treatment 2-6 5.65 (0.73) 6 (2-6) 5.61 (0.80) 6 (2-6)
11b Continuing or repeating treatment 3-6 5.64 (0.74) 6 (3-6) 5.46 (1.11) 6 (0-6)
12 Experience of fluorescein angiogram 2-6 5.35 (0.87) 6 (2-6) 5.45 (0.99) 6 (0-6)
13 Time at hospital on treatment day 0-6 4.33 (1.44) 4 (0-6) 4.35 (1.39) 5 (0-6)
14 Time taken by course of treatment 2-6 4.97 (1.12) 5 (2-6) 5.22 (1.24) 6 (0-6)
15b Encourage others to have treatment 3-6 5.77 (0.70) 6 (3-6) 5.77 (0.63) 6 (3-6)
16b Other aspects of treatment not covered by the questionnaire n/a n/a   n/a  
Subscale 1 scores (N = 108) 32.34 (3.56) 33 (17-36) 32.09 (4.11) 33 (17-38)d
Subscale 2 scores (N = 108) 30.86 (5.04) 32 (10-36) 31.75 (5.16) 34 (10-38)e
Single scale scores (N = 110) 63.20 (7.30) 65 (38-72) 63.84 (8.30) 67 (27-73)d
  1. Items marked
  2. ahave 8 response options, all others have 7. Recoded data were used to calculate means and median for these items
  3. bItems adopted from RetTSQ
  4. cItem scores improved significantly between time 1 and time 2
  5. dComparison of time 1 and time 2 scores n/s
  6. eComparison of time 1 and time 2 scores: Z = 2.253, p = 0.012