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Table 2 SF-8 scores before and after the enforcement of the smoke-free school policy

From: Changes in the SF-8 scores among healthy non-smoking school teachers after the enforcement of a smoke-free school policy: a comparison by passive smoke status

Group Domain of SF-8* Score  
   Baseline Follow-up P-value
   Mean ± SD Mean ± SD  
Non-smokers GH 48.3 ± 6.7 48.6 ± 6.7 0.304
  RP 46.8 ± 6.5 47.2 ± 6.9 0.214
  VT 47.7 ± 6.3 48.1 ± 5.9 0.256
  SF 45.8 ± 8.2 46.1 ± 7.8 0.501
  MH 46.9 ± 6.6 47.7 ± 6.5 0.013
  RE 47.1 ± 6.9 47.8 ± 6.1 0.040
Passive smokers GH 46.9 ± 7.2 49.0 ± 7.0 <0.001
  RP 46.7 ± 6.5 47.3 ± 7.3 0.201
  VT 47.2 ± 6.8 49.0 ± 6.9 <0.001
  SF 43.6 ± 8.4 46.2 ± 8.4 <0.001
  MH 45.5 ± 7.2 47.4 ± 7.2 <0.001
  RE 45.5 ± 7.3 47.5 ± 6.9 <0.001
  1. *GH: General health, RP: Role-physical, VT: Vitality SF: Social functioning, MH: Mental health, RE: Role-emotional