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Table 3 Means (and standard deviations) of the 4DSQ scores across the study samples. Superscript letters refer to significant (p < 0.05) differences with study letters within the same column (p < 0.05, Bonferroni multiple comparisons)

From: The Four-Dimensional Symptom Questionnaire (4DSQ): a validation study of a multidimensional self-report questionnaire to assess distress, depression, anxiety and somatization

Study sample Distress (range 0–32) Depression (range 0–12) Anxiety (range 0–24) Somatization (range 0–32)
A 9.7bcdefghij (8.5) 1.2bcdefghij (2.6) 2.5bcdefghij (4.0) 8.3bcdefhij (6.2)
B 4.2acdefghij (5.2) 0.4acdefghij (1.2) 0.7acdefghij (1.8) 3.7acdefghij (4.1)
C 22.4abghj (6.7) 3.4abdef (3.2) 5.9abdeh (5.7) 12.9abegh (6.4)
D 24.7abefghij (6.0) 5.9abcefghij (4.0) 8.9abcdefgij (5.6) 14.5abeg (7.9)
E 21.1abdghj (7.1) 4.1abcdghi (3.7) 11.4abcdfghij (6.2) 17.2abcdfghij (6.9)
F 21.0abdgh (7.4) 4.4abcdghi (3.8) 5.9abdeh (5.8) 12.7abegh (7.2)
G 16.9abcdef (8.3) 2.6abcdefj (3.3) 5.1abdeh (4.8) 9.7bcdefhj (6.1)
H 17.9abcdef (8.2) 2.8abdefj (3.3) 7.6abcefgij (6.0) 14.8abcefgi (6.7)
I 20.1abd (8.2) 2.7abdefj (3.6) 5.8abdeh (5.7) 11.9abehj (6.8)
J 18.6abcde (9.1) 3.8abdghi (3.9) 6.3abdeh (6.0) 14.6abegi (7.1)