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Table 2 Comparison of health-related quality of life and SF-6D health preference between study subjects and age-sex matched general healthy population

From: Health-related quality of life and health preference of Chinese patients with diabetes mellitus managed in primary care and secondary care setting: decrements associated with individual complication and number of complications

Scales All study subjects Comparison
Sampled study subjectsa General healthy population P value
  (N = 1275) (N = 220) (N = 220)  
Health related quality of life
 PF 80.46 ± 29.67 80.34 ± 28.72 86.82 ± 24.65 0.012
 RP 80.65 ± 27.97 80.00 ± 26.40 84.32 ± 23.19 0.069
 BP 79.00 ± 27.76 77.61 ± 28.40 82.73 ± 24.65 0.044
 GH 36.56 ± 24.44 36.68 ± 24.26 51.77 ± 28.94 <0.001
 VT 58.86 ± 29.96 56.93 ± 31.34 65.80 ± 26.67 0.002
 SF 86.80 ± 26.26 82.61 ± 30.25 85.45 ± 23.62 0.273
 RE 86.31 ± 22.97 83.13 ± 25.11 83.07 ± 20.94 0.979
 MH 78.10 ± 21.20 76.76 ± 22.64 74.20 ± 20.22 0.212
 PCS 45.89 ± 10.94 46.05 ± 10.41 50.33 ± 9.81 <0.001
 MCS 54.97 ± 10.47 53.44 ± 11.78 52.75 ± 10.01 0.508
Health preference
 SF-6D score 0.868 ± 0.113 0.862 ± 0.113 0.863 ± 0.102 0.922
  1. Figures are expressed as Mean ± SD
  2. BP bodily pain, GH general health, MCS mental component summary score, MH mental health, PCS physical component summary score, PF physical functioning, RE role emotional, RP role physical, SF social functioning, VT vitality
  3. aProportional sampling from the total study subjects, all the items were not significantly different from total study subjects