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Table 3 Comparative multivariate analysis of SF-36 quality of life scores between the study groups*.

From: Quality of life at the dead sea region: the lower the better? an observational study

SF-36 scale Regression Coefficient (B) Standard Error of B Standardized Regression Coefficient (Beta) p-value
Physical function (PF) 1.35 1.77 0.04 0.448
Role emotion (RE) 1.8 2.82 0.03 0.524
Vitality (VT) 6.78 1.78 0.19 <0.001
Mental health (MH) 2.59 1.51 0.09 0.088
Social function (SF) 2.64 1.83 0.07 0.151
Bodily pain (BP) 5.75 2.2 0.13 0.009
General health (GH) 4.26 2.13 0.1 0.046
Role physical (RP) 7.4 2.89 0.13 0.011
Mental component summary (MCS) 3.94 1.54 0.13 0.011
Physical component summary (PCS) 4.3 1.66 0.12 0.01
  1. * For all comparisons, Ramat Negev group used as the reference group. Adjusted for socio-demographic variables and health-related habits.