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Table 2 Life events (previous 12 months) reported by the study sample.

From: Impact of recent life events on the health related quality of life of adolescents and youths: the role of gender and life events typologies in a follow-up study

Type of life events Number of life events (in the last 12 months) Life Change Units
  Boys (N = 204) Girls (N = 219)   Boys (N = 204) Girls (N = 219)  
  Mean (SE) Mean (SE) P value* Mean (SE) Mean (SE) P value*
Overall 5.33 (0.35) 5.68 (0.37) 0.98 127.2 (8.15) 139.2 (8.04) 0.88
Desirable 3.12 (0.22) 3.46 (0.23) 0.98 65.86 (4.42) 75.92 (4.86) 0.64
Undesirable 1.97 (0.20) 2.05 (0.20) 0.98 55.10 (5.02) 59.37 (4.78) 0.92
Family 0.91 (0.11) 0.9 (0.09) 0.98 28.46 (3.82) 28.93 (3.20) 0.92
Extrafamily 4.37 (0.32) 4.74 (0.35) 0.98 97.95 (6.86) 108.9 (6.84) 0.88
  1. The Spanish KIDSCREEN follow-up study
  2. * Two-sided t-test for independent samples at p = 0.05 significance level. P-values adjusted for multiple testing with the Hochberg method