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Table 2 Comparison and correlations of the psychological assessments between kidney transplant recipients and donors (Mean (SD))

From: Psychological characteristics and associations between living kidney transplantation recipients and biologically related or unrelated donors

Total sample Biologically related sample Biologically unrelated sample
Variables Recipient
(n = 53)
Donors
(n = 53)
t P Spearman’s
Correlation(P)
Recipient
(n = 31)
Donors
(n = 31)
t P Recipient
(n = 22)
Donors
(n = 22)
t P
MMPI_L 49.89(8.09) 50.25(9.26) 0.02 0.98 0.03 47.74(6.93) 50.55(10.89) 1.23 0.23 52.91(8.78) 49.81(6.35) −1.96 0.06
MMPI_F 43.32(6.47) 44.29(7.65) 0.70 0.49 0.22 43.94(7.16) 45.26(8.34) 0.75 0.46 42.45(5.40) 42.86(6.42) 0.14 0.89
MMPI_K 52.55(9.59) 52.92(11.22) 0.14 0.89 0.28† 51.13(10.26) 52.71(12.76) 0.67 0.51 54.55(8.39) 53.24(8.74) −0.69 0.50
MMPI_Hs 51.57(8.66) 44.79(6.13) −4.49 0.0001* −0.06 50.97(8.20) 45.03(5.85) −3.00 0.0054* 52.41(9.41) 44.43(6.67) −3.37 0.003*
MMPI_D 53.30(11.15) 46.87(8.79) −3.36 0.0015* 0.02 52.97(11.34) 46.90(9.78) −2.16 0.04 53.77(11.12) 46.81(7.33) −2.86 0.0098*
MMPI_Hy 51.74(8.80) 46.29(7.20) −3.30 0.0018* −0.10 50.52(7.84) 46.13(7.26) −2.11 0.04 53.45(9.92) 46.52(7.27) −2.57 0.02
MMPI_Pd 47.43(10.63) 44.69(8.23) −1.43 0.16 −0.06 47.65(11.76) 44.77(9.29) −0.98 0.34 47.14(9.06) 44.57(6.56) −1.20 0.25
MMPI_Mf 50.06(9.65) 46.65(7.83) −1.77 0.08 −0.07 49.61(10.62) 47.55(7.21) −0.88 0.39 50.68(8.31) 45.33(8.69) −1.78 0.09
MMPI_Pa 46.81(8.16) 45.75(8.83) −0.68 0.50 −0.01 47.87(9.88) 46.45(9.91) −0.54 0.59 45.32(4.64) 44.71(7.05) −0.44 0.67
MMPI_Pt 46.06(7.65) 45.12(9.30) −0.56 0.58 0.06 45.90(8.61) 45.68(8.19) −0.10 0.92 46.27(6.23) 44.29(10.90) −0.77 0.45
MMPI_Sc 43.77(8.08) 44.44(8.79) 0.40 0.69 0.08 43.77(9.45) 45.35(7.90) 0.75 0.46 43.77(5.84) 43.10(10.02) −0.32 0.76
MMPI_Ma 45.79(8.84) 46.27(8.32) 0.39 0.70 0.40† 43.61(5.65) 46.26(9.04) 1.66 0.11 48.86(11.44) 46.29(7.34) −0.91 0.37
MMPI_Si 46.43(9.98) 47.63(10.41) 0.50 0.63 0.19 47.45(10.31) 48.16(10.57) 0.28 0.78 45.00(9.55) 46.86(10.37) 0.44 0.67
STAI-S 39.91(10.45) 37.29(10.42) −1.50 0.14 0.36† 39.16(10.88) 35.71(10.66) −1.45 0.16 40.95(9.98) 39.62(9.84) −0.48 0.64
STAI-T 39.81(10.32) 35.96(9.08) −2.14 0.04 0.26 40.13(11.00) 35.32(9.25) −1.93 0.06 39.36(9.51) 36.90(8.97) −0.92 0.37
CES-D 13.49(8.24) 8.56(6.77) −3.93 0.0003* 0.36† 13.61(9.45) 7.94(6.44) −3.53 0.0014* 13.32(6.35) 9.48(7.30) −1.88 0.08
  1. Note: MMPI-2 Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2, L Lie, F Infrequency; K Defensiveness, Hs Hypochondriasis, D Depression, Hy Hysteria, Pd Psychopathic Deviate, Mf Masculinity-Femininity, Pa Paranoia, Pt Psychasthenia, Sc Schizophrenia, Ma Hypomania, Si Social Introversion, STAI-S Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory-State, STAI-T Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Inventory-Trait, CES-D The Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale
  2. *p < 0.017 (Bonferroni-corrected significance level; 0.5/3 tests)
  3. p < 0.05 (Spearman’s correlation analyses)