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Table 1 Socio-demographic data from 67 patients with stroke, 62 with congestive heart failure (CHF) and 67 caregivers

From: Differential aspects of stroke and congestive heart failure in quality of life reduction: a case series with three comparison groups

Variables Stroke (a) CHF (b) Caregivers (c)
Age (years), mean (SD) 59.3 (13.3) 59.1 (12.3) 54.3 (14.2)
ANOVA P-value (DF)    0.052 (194)
P-value*   a/b = 0.996 b/c = 0.126 a/c = 0.098
Male sex (%) 44.8 37.1 31.3
P-value** 0.274   
Years of education, mean (SD) 4.4 (3.4) 5.6 (4.1) 8.7 (4.7)
ANOVA P-value (DF)    < 0.001 (189)
P-value*   a/b = 0.287 b/c < 0.001 a/c < 0.001
Proportion employed (%) 21.3 24.2 31.3
P-value** 0.406   
  1. *Post-hoc Scheffè test; **Chi-square test; SD = standard deviation; DF = degrees of freedom.