Table 2

Physical and mental health variables by method of data collection (n=147)

Online sample (n=83)Paper-based sample (n=64)P value
HADS anxiety (scale range 0–21) (Median, IQR, n)5.00, 3.00–7.75, 805.00, 2.00–8.75, 640.83
HADS depression (scale range 0–21) (Median, IQR, n)1.00, 1.00–4.00, 801.00, 1.00–4.00, 640.92
Pulmonary function (FEV1%) (mean, SD, n)67.23, 25.07, 6263.02, 23.90, 440.39
BMI (mean, SD, n)22.01, 2.60, 6721.74, 2.41, 380.60
  • BMI, body mass index; FEV1, forced expiratory volume in 1 s; HADS, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale.