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Table 3 Correlation of Short Form-36 and Hepatitis B Quality of Life scores with selected patient and disease characteristics (r/p)a

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

Subscale Age (years) Duration of diagnosis (months) Period of therapy (months) ALT (U(L) HBV DNA (IU(ml)
SF-36
 Physical functioning −0,087/<0,001 0,009/0,553 −0,019/0,210 −0,037/0,015 −0,038/0,014
 Role physical, −0,018/0,235 0,002/0,906 0,013/0,382 −0,045/0,003 −0,035/0,024
 Role emotional 0,052/0,001 0,002/0,895 0,016/0,303 −0,042/0,006 −0,043/0,005
 Vitality 0,01/0,521 −0,034/0,025 0,013/0,399 −0,020/0,187 −0,028/0,068
 Mental health 0,107/<0,001 0,004/0,781 0,024/0,123 −0,042/0,006 −0,051/0,001
 Social functioning 0,062/<0,001 −0,019/0,216 0,027/0,076 −0,076/<0,001 −0,042/0,006
 Bodily pain −0,008/0,580 −0,003/0,844 0,035/0,023 −0,068/<0,001 −0,055/<0,001
 General health 0,029/0,061 0,002/0,873 0,012/0,421 −0,044/0,004 −0,052/0,001
 Physical component score 0,013/0,401 0,009/0,557 0,013/0,384 −0,044/0,004 −0,022/0,153
 Mental component score 0,013/0,393 0,004/0,802 0,023/0,136 −0,032/0,038 −0,021/0,181
HBQOL
 Psychological Well-Being 0,010/0,526 0,004/0,771 0,020/0,195 −0,051/0,001 −0,012/0,421
 Anticipation anxiety 0,106/<0,001 −0,003/0,827 −0,011/0,471 −0,043/0,005 −0,049/0,001
 Vitality 0,063/<0,001 0,009/0,578 −0,010/0,514 −0,045/0,003 0,608/<0,001
 Stigma 0,124/<0,001 0,050/0,001 0,003/0,843 −0,049/0,001 −0,052/0,001
 Vulnerability 0,091/<0,001 0,004/0,789 −0,011/0,488 −0,048/0,002 −0,046/0,003
 Total score 0,009/0,568 0,003/0,870 0,015/0,343 −0,049/0,001 −0,024/0,125
  1. aCorrelation coefficient (r) and relevant p value (in paranteses) are presented, ALT alanine aminotransferase level, SF-36 Short Form-36, HBQOL Hepatitis B Quality of Life, HBV Hepatitis B Virus, DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid