Table 1

 Mean (SD) self assessed health in the whole sample and in a sub-sample, according to the detection of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) at screening

AAA detectedNo AAA detected
Whole samplen = 1156n = 22498
mean age = 69.8mean age = 69.1
Before screening64.9 (21.3)69.1 (20.3)p<0.0001
Sub-samplen = 571n = 609
mean age = 70.0mean age = 69.1
Before screening66.0 (22.1)69.2 (19.8)p = 0.009
After screening64.6 (22.2)69.1 (20.3)p = 0.0004
Change–1.3 (13.8)–0.1 (11.8)p = 0.10