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Table 2 Mann–Whitney results and group median differences in health status and well being for individuals who reported a decline in their mobility and have frequent falls

From: Health-related quality of life of ambulant adults with cerebral palsy and its association with falls and mobility decline: a preliminary cross sectional study

  Mobility declined Mobility unchanged p-value1 Frequent falls No/Infrequent falls p-value2
SF-36       
Physical functioning 40.0 75.0 0.067 52.5 22.5 0.174
Role limitation (physical) 75.0 100.0 0.055 87.5 62.5 0.466
Role limitation (emotional) 100.0 100.0 0.725 100.0 50.0 0.002
Vitality 50.0 65.0 0.020 60.0 25.0 0.255
Emotional wellbeing 76.0 84.0 0.126 80.0 58.0 0.034
Social functioning 75.0 77.5 0.383 75.0 56.3 0.335
Bodily pain 55.0 93.8 0.002 56.3 61.3 0.909
General health 47.5 82.5 0.003 50.0 50.0 0.650
PWI       
Standard of living 70.0 75.0 0.547 70.0 50.0 0.043
Personal health 45.0 80.0 0.004 60.0 25.0 0.294
Achievements in life 70.0 70.0 0.645 70.0 65.0 0.310
Personal relationships 75.0 70.0 0.798 80.0 70.0 0.186
Personal safety 70.0 80.0 0.130 75.0 40.0 0.012
Community connectedness 5.0 70.0 0.552 70.0 60.0 0.208
Future security 70.0 70.0 0.569 70.0 60.0 0.191
  1. SF-36, Short Form-36 Health Survey; PWI, Personal Wellbeing Index.
  2. 1p < 0.006 (Mann–Whitney U Test with Bonferonni adjustment for multiple comparisons).
  3. 2p < 0.007 (Mann–Whitney U Test with Bonferonni adjustment for multiple comparisons).
  4. Significant results in bold.