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Table 2: Mean scores of BSHS-B subscales at discharge, 6 months and 12 months after discharge. A single asterisk (*) indicates a significant difference from the score at discharge within the same a domain at α = 0.01 ( n = 13)

From: Major concerns and issues in burn survivors in Australia

Domain Discharge 6 months 12 months
Affect 20.93±3.13 20.47±4.55 20.55±3.83
Body image 12.07±4.32 12.93±3.93 12.10±3.25
Heat sensitivity 8.67±5.81 9.08±6.17 9.25±6.17
Hand function 15.85±5.67 18.15±2.94 19.36±1.12
Interpersonal relationship 17.71±3.29 17.79±3.38 18.82±1.72
Simple functional ability 9.07±2.60 10.04±3.27 11.83±0.39*
Sexuality 10.46±2.63 11.62±0.77 10.30±1.77
Treatment regimens 12.20±3.84 11.80±4.59 13.08±3.23
Work 6.08±3.35 9.08±5.47* 11.20±4.94*