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Table 2 Distribution of Short Form-36 subscale scores by some socio-demographic and disease-related characteristics of patientsa

From: Quality of life and related factors among chronic hepatitis B-infected patients: a multi-center study, Turkey

Variable Physical functioning Role physical Role emotional Vitality Mental health Social functioning Bodily pain General health Physical component score Mental component score
Gender p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001
 Male 90 (70;100) 100 (50;100) 100 (33,3;100) 55 (45;75) 72 (56;84) 87,5 (62,5;100) 100 (77,5;100) 65 (50;75) 79 (61,5;86) 74 (54,9;82,3)
 Female 80 (55;100) 100 (25;100) 100 (0;100) 50 (35;65) 64 (48;80) 87,5 (50;100) 80 (55;100) 60 (40;70) 68,5 (47;84) 64,1 (44,6;80,8)
Marriage status p:0,376 p:0,069 p :0,005 p:0,292 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p:0,378 p:0,073 p:0,725 p :0,009
 Married 90 (65;100) 100 (50;100) 100 (33,3;100) 50 (40;70) 68 (52;84) 87,5 (62,5;100) 90 (67,5;100) 65 (45;75) 76 (55,5;84) 71 (51,5;80,8)
 Single 90 (65;100) 100 (43,7;100) 100 (33,3;100) 55 (40;75) 66 (48;80) 87,5 (50;100) 90 (67,5;100) 60 (40;75) 75 (54,5;86) 67,9 (46,9;81,2)
Education level p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :0,011 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :0,013 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001
 Elementery school and under 85 (55;100) 100 (25;100) 100 (33,3;100) 50 (40;65) 68 (52;84) 87,5 (62,5;100) 90 (65;100) 60 (45;70) 71,5 (52;84) 68,5 (48,8;80,8)
 Middle school 85 (60;100) 100 (25;100) 100 (33,3;100) 55 (40;70) 68 (52;80) 75 (62,5;100) 90 (67,5;100) 60 (40;70) 72 (52;84) 68,4 (48,8;80,8)
 High school 90 (70;100) 100 (50;100) 100 (33,3;100) 55 (40;75) 68 (52;80) 87,5 (62,5;100) 100 (67,5;100) 60 (45;75) 78 (56;86) 72,3 (50,5;81,9)
 University 95 (80;100) 100 (75;100) 100 (33,3;100) 60 (45;75) 72 (56;84) 87,5 (62,5;100) 100 (77,5;100) 65 (50;75) 80 (66;87) 74,6 (56,6;83,3)
Regular income p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001
 Yes 95 (70;100) 100 (50;100) 100 (66,7;100) 55 (45;75) 72 (56;84) 87,5 (62,5;100) 100 (77,5;100) 65 (50;75) 80 (62;86) 74,8 (56,8;82)
 No 80 (50;95) 75 (25;100) 66,7 (0;100) 50 (35;65) 64 (48;80) 75 (50;100) 77,5 (55;100) 55 (40;70) 67,5 (45;83) 62 (43,1;78,6)
Family members with hepatitis B p :0,003 p :0,003 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001
 Present 85 (60;100) 100 (25;100) 100 (33,3;100) 50 (40;70) 68 (52;80) 87,5 (62,5;100) 90 (67,5;100) 60 (45,70) 73,5 (53,5;84) 68,3 (48,6;80,8)
 Not 90 (70;100) 100 (50;100) 100 (33,3;100) 55 (40;70) 70 (52;84) 87,5 (62,5;100) 100 (67,5;100) 65 (45;75) 78 (57;86) 72,6 (52,8;82,1)
Received treatment for hepatitis B p :<0,001 p :0,001 p :0,016 p:0,164 p:0,481 p:0,763 p:0,712 p :0,006 p :<0,001 p :0,012
 Yes 85 (60;100) 100 (25;100) 100 (33,3;100) 55 (40;70) 68 (52;80) 87,5 (62,5;100) 90 (67,5;100) 60 (45;70) 74 (54,5;84) 69,4 (50;80,8)
 No 90 (65;100) 100 (50;100) 100 (33,3;100) 50 (40;70) 68 (52;84) 87,5 (62,5;100) 90 (67,5;100) 65 (45;75) 77 56,5;85,8) 71,5 (50,5;81,4)
Other chronic disease p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001
 Present 75 (50;95) 75 (0;100) 66,7 (0;100) 50 (35;60) 64 (48;80) 75 (50;100) 77,5 (55;100) 55 (35;70) 64,5 (43;82) 63,3 (41,2;79,2)
 Not 90 (70;100) 100 (50;100) 100 (33,3;100) 55 (45;75) 68 (52;84) 87,5 (62,5;100) 100 (77,5;100) 65 (50;75) 78 (60;86) 72,8 (53,6;82)
Hospital p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p:0,291 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001 p :<0,001
 Training hospital 95 (73,7;100) 100 (75;100) 100 (66,7;100) 50 (45;70) 72 (56;84) 100 (62,5;100) 100 (77,5;100) 65 (50;75) 80,5 (62,5;85) 75,7 (57,6;81,2)
 University hospital 85 (60;100) 100 (25;100) 100 (33,3;100) 55 (40;70) 64 (52;80) 87,5 (62,5;100) 90 (67,5;100) 60 (45;75) 73 (52,7;84) 67,6 (48,8;80)
 Other 80 (55;100) 75 (25;100) 66,7 (0;100) 55 (35;70) 64 (48;80) 75 (50;100) 77,5 (55;100) 60 (40;70) 67 (47,4;83) 61,2 (43,1;80)
HBeAg status p:0,877 p:0,079 p :0,034 p:0,135 p:0,357 p :0,014 p:0,466 p :0,014 p:0,082 p :0,010
 Positive 90 (65;100) 100 (25;100) 100 (33,3;100) 50 (40;70) 68 (52;80) 87,5 (50;100) 90 (67,5;100) 60 (45;70) 74 (54,5;84) 68,6 (48,7;80,8)
 Negative 90 (65;100) 100 (50;100) 100 (33,3;100) 55 (40;70) 68 (52;84) 87,5 (62,5;100) 90 (67,5;100) 60 (45;75) 76 (55,5;85) 70,8 (50,8; 81)
  1. aValues were not normally distributed; thus; median (% 25; % 75) scores are presented in cells, bold data reflected a statistical significance