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Table 10 Differences between facet and domain scores in subjects of different self reported health status adjusted for gender and age

From: Development and validation of the Chinese Quality of Life Instrument

  Mean & SD of facet / domain scores   
ChQOL Facets Poor & Very poor (N = 58) Neither poor nor good (N = 98) Good & Very good (N = 116) F P-value
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD   
   Ch1.1 Complexion 43.14 21.75 54.17 16.74 64.13 15.13 30.767 0.000** 2
   Ch1.2 Sleep 46.26 23.58 58.50 19.48 66.95 21.28 19.272 0.000** 2
   Ch1.3 Stamina 37.00 19.78 56.55 13.55 66.83 15.62 68.083 0.000** 2
   Ch1.4 Appetite & digestion 52.05 20.73 66.20 15.12 70.96 17.18 24.416 0.000** 3
   Ch1.5 Adaptation to climate 57.33 21.86 62.16 18.07 70.80 17.11 10.824 0.000** 4
   Ch2.1 Consciousness 61.64 21.34 69.76 17.24 77.80 13.90 18.749 0.000** 2
   Ch2.2 Thinking 52.84 22.07 62.04 12.96 71.51 14.25 28.468 0.000** 2
   Ch2.3 Spirit of the eyes 57.11 24.01 65.56 15.34 72.83 15.38 15.500 0.000** 4
   Ch2.4 Verbal expression 66.16 22.58 73.32 17.74 79.31 15.38 9.960 0.000** 4
   Ch3.1 Joy 55.17 19.80 61.54 15.45 68.64 15.51 13.609 0.000** 4
   Ch3.2 Anger 46.47 18.66 54.18 15.79 58.88 17.71 10.692 0.000** 3
   Ch3.3 Depressed mood 59.55 21.46 69.94 18.87 74.71 14.42 16.907 0.000** 3
   Ch3.4 Fear & Anxiety 72.27 24.55 79.17 18.00 83.26 16.36 8.310 0.002** 5
ChQOL domains         
   Physical form 47.16 16.00 59.52 10.74 68.08 11.69 57.891 0.000** 2
   Spirit 59.44 20.44 67.60 12.94 75.37 12.08 23.723 0.000** 2
   Emotion 58.37 16.83 66.21 13.74 71.37 12.43 19.210 0.000** 2
Overall ChQOL 54.99 14.92 64.46 9.55 71.63 10.01 46.131 0.000** 2
  1. ** Significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)
  2. * Significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)
  3. 1Scheffe and Dunnett T3 tests are used for post-hoc analysis.
  4. 2The difference is significant for the group (1,2), (1,3) and (2,3).
  5. 3The difference is significant for the group (1,2), (1,3).
  6. 4The difference is significant for the group (1,3), (2,3).
  7. 5The difference is significant for the group (1,3).