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Table 2 Differences of QOL score for socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: The quality of life of people with epilepsy at a tertiary referral centre in Malaysia

  N (%) Total QOL score p-value
Mean (SD)
Age (years)    0.597a
  18-25 39 (36.8) 68.7 (15.9)  
  26-35 31 (29.2) 67.0 (13.6)  
  36-62 36 (34.0) 70.9 (18.0)  
Sex    0.201b
  Male 46 (43.4) 66.7 (15.7)  
  Female 60 (56.6) 70.7 (16.0)  
Marital status    0.591b
  Single 64 (60.4) 68.3 (14.9)  
  Ever married 42 (39.6) 70.0 (17.5)  
Employment status    0.985b
  Employed 39 (36.8) 69.0 (17.5)  
  Unemployed 67 (63.2) 68.9 (15.1)  
Educational level    0.641a
  Lower secondary or lower 37 (34.9) 66.9 (17.8)  
  High secondary 48 (45.3) 69.8 (12.1)  
  Higher than high secondary 21 (19.8) 70.4 (20.3)  
Monthly household income (RM)    0.330a
  <500 21 (19.8) 64.3 (16.7)  
  500-1,000 61 (57.5) 70.2 (15.7)  
  >1,000 24 (22.7) 69.7 (15.7)  
  1. aOne-way ANOVA, bindependent t test.