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Table 2 SF-36 outcomes at baseline and after 6 months intervention.

From: Health-related quality of life and self-related health in patients with type 2 diabetes: Effects of group-based rehabilitation versus individual counselling

  Rehabilitation group Individual group   
  Baseline
n = 58
6 months
n = 57
Baseline
n = 60
6 months
n = 58
Model summary (95% CI) P §
Physical function 78 (19) 83 (18) 83 (20) 87 (15) 1.0 (-4.1 to 6.1) 0.70
Limitation due to physical problems 72 (35) 78 (34) 73 (37) 78 (34) -1.5 (-13.5 to 10.6) 0.81
Bodily pain 75 (26) 76 (26) 77 (23) 82 (22) 3.5 (-5.0 to 12.0) 0.42
General health 63 (21) 68 (19) 65 (17) 69 (17) 0.2 (-5.3 to 5.6) 0.96
Vitality 59 (24) 66 (24) 63 (23) 69 (20) 1.5 (-5.6 to 8.6) 0.68
Social functioning 87 (24) 85 (24) 89 (17) 89 (18) 2.4 (-5.2 to 10.0) 0.53
Limitation due to emotional problems 78 (33) 81 (29) 74 (39) 82 (34) 2.2 (-8.8 to 13.2) 0.69
Mental health 77 (19) 80 (18) 79 (18) 82 (16) 0.9 (-4.5 to 6.2) 0.74
  1. Data are means (SD). Score scale range (0-100). A higher score indicates an improvement. Difference in the change (from baseline to 6 months) of each variable between the two groups, when adjusted for baseline values. §Significance of the difference between groups. Significant (P < 0.05) difference from baseline to 6 months within the group.