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Table 4 Comparison of pre-event QOL between participants with STEMI and NSTEMI

From: Pre-event quality of life and its influence on the post-event quality of life among patients with ST elevation and non-ST elevation myocardial infarctions of a premier province of Sri Lanka

  STEMI NSTEMI Significance of the difference
Mean (SD) Median (IQR) Mean (SD) Median (IQR)
General-health 55.84 (24.35) 55.00 (40.0–75.0) 45.37 (27.69) 45.00 (25.0–65.0) p = 0.003*
Physical- functioning 73.21 (28.30) 85.00 (53.8–100.0) 62.10 (32.10) 65.00 (38.8–95.0) p = 0.012*
Pain 78.62 (24.85) 88.75 (67.5–88.8) 66.89 (30.34) 67.5 (45.0–100.5) p = 0.004*
Role-limitation-physical 68.49 (44.10) 100.00 (0.0–100.0) 46.83 (48.37) 25.0 (0.0–100.0) p = 0.002*
Role-limitation-emotional 73.97 (42.03) 100.00 (33.3–100.0) 56.78 (47.89) 100.0 (0.0–100.0) p = 0.006*
Vitality 60.89 (16.94) 60.00 (48.3–75.0) 56.75 (19.00) 55.00 (45.0–70.0) p = 0.113
Social-functioning 79.28 (21.97) 75.00 (75.0–100.0) 71.65 (26.01) 75.00 (50.0–100.0) p = 0.028*
Emotional Wellbeing 65.30 (14.15) 64.00 (56.0–76.0) 59.19 (15.96) 60.00 (48.0–72.0) p = 0.007*
  1. *Significant at 0.05 level, STEMI- ST elevation MI, NSTEMI-Non-ST elevation MI