Table 6: Worsening of Quality of Life in Specific Phobia in co-morbid disorders in comparison with disorders without Specific Phobia and Attributable Burden due to Specific Phobia.

- Major Depressive Disorder Panic Disorders Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Age and Gender +SP: 9 F
41.7±15.8
-SP: 18 F
41.9±14.9
+SP: 6 F + 3 M
50.3±19.9
-SP: 6 F + 3 M 50.8±19.3
+SP: 9 F + 1 M
48.8±17.4
-SP: 9 F +1 M
48.08±16.7
Co-morbid with SP (N=9); SF-12 score: 33.0±9.1 (N=9); SF-12 score: 33.3±9.8 (N=10); SF-12 score: 30.9±7.4
Without SP (1/2) (N=18); SF-12 score: 35.5±7.7 (N=18); SF-12 score: 34.55±6.2 (N=20); SF-12 score: 32.7±7.5
ANOVA Comparison (df 1,25,26)
F=0.633
p=0.434
(df 1,25,26)
F=0.152
p=0.700
(df 1,28,29)
F=0.349
p=0.560
Attributable Burden due to SP 2.5±5.7 1.2±3.6 1.8±4.9
Attributable Burden due to SP
in people without comorbid conditions
(N=28); 0.4±4.9 (N=28); 0.4±4.9 (N=28); 0.4±4.9
ANOVA Comparison between SP burden in such disorder vs. people without comorbidity (df 1,35,36)
F=1.158
p=0.289
(df 1,35,36)
F=0.203
p=0.655
(df 1,36,37)
F=0.305
p=0.443

Legend
SP: Specific Phobia
F: female
M: male

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