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Table 2 Mean values of AIS, BPCQ and PRF with regard to the study group

From: Illness acceptance, pain perception and expectations for physicians of the elderly in Poland

  UHS N = 100 UTA N = 100 PNH N = 100
  \( \overline{x}\pm S d \) Me \( \overline{x}\pm S d \) Me \( \overline{x}\pm S d \) Me
AIS 28.5 ± 9.36 30.0 26.91 ± 9.29 27.0 23.21 ± 8.37 23.0
BPCQ - internal factors 17.48 ± 4.84 17.0 16.86 ± 4.59 17.0 15.23 ± 4.51 15.0
BPCQ - physicians’influence 15.1 ± 4.24 15.0 14.89 ± 3.94 15.0 15.23 ± 3.89 15.0
BPCQ - accidental incidence 15.11 ± 4.16 15.0 14.49 ± 4.37 14.0 12.85 ± 4.81 13.0
PRF - expectation of disease explanation 7.71 ± 4.15 9.0 7.44 ± 4.16 8.0 8.21 ± 3.75 9.0
PRF- search for emotional support 4.53 ± 3.94 4.0 5.31 ± 3.88 6.0 5.48 ± 4.16 5.0
PRF - obtaining information about the subject of research and treatment 8.32 ± 4.06 10.0 7.8 ± 3.91 9.0 8.1 ± 3.63 9.0
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