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Table 4 Quality of life by physical activity level

From: Impact of self-reported physical activity and health promotion behaviors on lung cancer survivorship

  Non-physically active (N = 331) Physically active (N = 1135) Total (N = 1466) p value*
Emotional well being     <0.0001
N 299 1015 1314  
 Mean (SD) 69.3 (22.1) 77.8 (19.4) 75.9 (20.3)  
 Deficiency (<=50) 92 (30.8 %) 150 (14.8)   
Physical well being     <0.0001
N 299 1015 1314  
 Mean (SD) 54.2 (22.9) 70.8 (20.2) 67.1 (21.9)  
 Deficiency (<=50) 166 (55.5 %) 229 (22.6 %)   
Mental well being     <0.0001
N 299 1016 1315  
 Mean (SD) 71.7 (21.70) 80.1 (18.5) 78.2 (19.6)  
 Deficiency (<=50) 82 (27.4 %) 120 (11.8 %)   
Overall QOL     <0.0001
N 299 1014 1313  
 Mean (SD) 59.3 (23.3) 75.6 (18.8) 71.9 (21.1)  
 Deficiency (<=50) 140 (46.2 %) 161 (16.0 %)   
Frequency of pain     <0.0001
N 296 1013 1309  
 Mean (SD) 57.0 (30.5) 67.4 (29.1) 65.0 (29.7)  
 Deficiency (<=50) 145 (49.0 %) 339 (33.5 %)   
Severity of pain     <0.0001
N 296 1014 1310  
 Mean (SD) 61.4 (27.1) 72.7 (24.7) 70.2 (25.7)  
 Deficiency (<=50) 129 (43.6 %) 258 (25.4 %)   
Frequency of dry coughing     0.0035
N 299 1016 1315  
 Mean (SD) 67.0 (27.3) 71.7 (27.2) 70.6 (27.3)  
 Deficiency (<=50) 96 (32.1 %) 273 (26.9 %)   
Frequency of coughing with phlegm     <0.0001
N 297 1011 1308  
 Mean (SD) 67.3 (29.4) 75.6 (26.8) 73.7 (27.6)  
 Deficiency (<=50) 102 (34.3 %) 228 (22.5 %)   
Shortness of breath     <0.0001
N 299 1018 1317  
 Mean (SD) 46.9 (27.7) 59.5 (27.4) 56.6 (28.0)  
 Deficiency (<=50) 191 (63.9 %) 448 (44.0 %)   
Level of fatigue     <0.0001
N 299 1018 1317  
 Mean (SD) 39.6 (23.1) 53.9 (24.3) 50.7 (24.8)  
 Deficiency (<=50) 227 (75.9 %) 555 (54.5 %)   
  1. *Wilcoxon