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Table 2 QOLS scores for relationship and marital well-being, health and functioning, and personal, social, and community commitment in wrist fracture patients, hip fracture patients, and controls.

From: Is global quality of life reduced before fracture in patients with low-energy wrist or hip fracture? A comparison with matched controls

  Wrist fracture patients Hip fracture patients Control group p value*
  n = 181 n = 97 n = 226  
QOLS     
Total QOLS** 94.03 (10.65) 89.29 (10.98) 95.97 (9.20) < 0.001 bc
Relationship and marital well-being*** 31.24 (3.07) 29.67 (3.70) 31.75 (2.88) < 0.001 bc
Health and functioning*** 28.81 (4.15) 26.61 (5.09) 29.54 (3.77) <0.001 bc
Personal, social, and community commitment**** 33.97 (5.00) 32.70 (4.74) 34.57 (4.33) 0.006 b
  1. Unadjusted means (SD)
  2. Values are expressed as mean (SD).
  3. * UNIANOVA. Significant differences between: a = wrist vs. control, b = hip vs. control, and c = wrist vs. hip. P-values marked with bold indicate statistically significant differences between the groups.
  4. **The QOLS scores range from 16 to 112, where 112 means perfect QOL.
  5. ***Range 5–35, where 35 means high QOL.
  6. ****Range 6–42, where 42 means high QOL.