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Table 3 Physical and mental HRQL (SF-12) by obesity, diabetes mellitus, and depressed mood: GLM resultsa

From: Do diabetes and depressed mood affect associations between obesity and quality of life in postmenopause? Results of the KORA-F3 Augsburg population study

   SF-12 Physical Sum Score   SF-12 Mental Sum Score  
Source of variation Statistic Value 95%-CI Effect Value 95%-CI Effect
Obesity (BMI ≥ 30)        
Yes Adjusted mean 42.0 40.5-43.6 F(1,825) = 7.7, p = .006 47.7 46.2-49.3 F(1,825) = 0.3, p = .588
No Adjusted mean 45.2 43.6-46.8   48.3 46.7-49.9  
Depressed mood (DEEX-scale)        
Yes Adjusted mean 39.7 38.0-41.5 F(1,825) = 46.5, p < .001 41.7 39.9-43.5 F(1,825) = 122.4, p < .001
No Adjusted mean 47.5 46.0-48.9   54.4 52.9-55.8  
Diabetes mellitus        
Yes Adjusted mean 42.2 40.0-44.3 F(1,825) = 6.4, p = .012 46.7 44.5-48.9 F(1,825) = 5.3, p = .022
No Adjusted mean 45.0 44.4-45.7   49.4 48.7-50.1  
Obesity × Depressed Mood b     F(1,825) = 0.1, p = .775    F(1,825) = 2.7, p = .104
Obesity × Diabetes mellitus b     F(1,825) = 1.4, p = .236    F(1,825) = 3.2, p = .074
Depressed Mood × Diabetes mellitus b     F(1,825) = 0.6, p = .431    F(1,825) = 3.7, p = .053
Obesity × Depressed Mood × Diabetes mellitus b     F(1,825) = 4.1, p = .044    F(1,825) = 0.6, p = .447
  1. Notes: a Adjusted for age, school education, family status, type of health insurance (statutory vs. private), and place of residence (urban vs. rural) b To simplify presentation, adjusted means for subgroups are not shown here (see below, interaction contrast analyses in figures 1 to 3)