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Table 2 Health-related quality of life measured with the Nottingham health profile according to the care dependency, gender and age of residents

From: Does the care dependency of nursing home residents influence their health-related quality of life?-A cross-sectional study

  Energy Pain Emotional reaction Sleep Social isolation Physical mobility
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Care dependency       
Low care dependency (n = 37) 42.6 (39.2) 29.6 (32.4) 15.7 (22.5) 15.3 (19.0) 19.7 (20.8) 52.0 (19.3)
Moderate care dependency (n = 51) 39.3 (33.9) 21.2 (21.7) 18.8 (20.1) 20.4 (24.2) 21.7 (25.5) 54.3 (24.7)
High care dependency (n = 23) 49.5 (40.5) 27.1 (33.9) 23.6 (26.8) 32.8 (33.2) 22.9 (33.5) 57.1 (25.3)
p-value (ANOVA) 0.549 0.367 0.418 0.030 0.883 0.712
Age       
<85 years (n = 54) 49.2 (41.0) 25.4 (28.7) 19.3 (22.3) 24.7 (29.5) 22.8 ( 28.6) 52.7 (24.5)
≥85 years (n = 66) 39.2 (33.2) 25.2 (29.2) 19.1 (23.2) 19.8 (24.7) 22.1 (24.4) 54.2 (23.8)
p-value (T-Test) 0.143 0.961 0.966 0.325 0.877 0.749
Gender       
Female (n = 85) 47.5 (37.3) 29.5 (31.5) 20.2 (24.2) 25.0 (29.3) 20.1 (25.1) 53.7 (25.3)
Male (n = 35) 34.9 (35.6) 14.9 (17.2) 16.8 (18.9) 14.7 (12.6) 28.0 (28.5) 52.9 (20.8)
p-value (T-Test) 0.091 0.011 0.456 0.057 0.137 0.867