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Table 2 Health-related quality of life measures in subjects who have lower and higher levels of physical activity. Values are means (SD).

From: Physical activity is related to quality of life in older adults

Variables Lower Physical Activity Group (n = 50) Higher Physical Activity Group (n = 62) Test Statistic* P Value
Physical Function 65 (24) 83 (16) 2.94 0.004
Role-Physical 60 (39) 85 (25) 2.75 0.007
Role-Emotional 71 (36) 92 (24) 2.29 0.024
Vitality 56 (19) 76 (14) 3.38 < 0.001
Mental Health 77 (16) 84 (12) 2.17 0.032
Social Function 81 (18) 93 (16) 2.08 0.040
Bodily Pain 64 (26) 84 (16) 3.17 0.002
General Health 62 (18) 75 (15) 2.47 0.015
  1. * t-scores.