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Table 5 Comparison of post-discharge 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 55.99 (19.27) 50.00 (45.0–70.0) 49.78 (23.80) 45.00 (35.0–70.0) p = 0.042*
Physical- functioning 59.14 (21.50) 57.50 (40.0–78.8) 53.24 (25.46) 50.00 (35.0–70.0) p = 0.088
Pain 68.89 (22.65) 67.5 (45.0–87.5) 65.04 (25.26) 67.5 (45.0–77.5) p = 0.403
Role-limitation-physical 31.25 (43.41) 0.00 (0.0–93.8) 19.64 (35.39) 0.00 (0.0–25.0) p = 0.079
Role-limitation-emotional 39.10 (41.60) 33.33 (0.0–100.0) 32.96 (41.94) 0.00 (0.0–66.7) p = 0.199
Vitality 57.26 (13.83) 55.00 (47.5–65.8) 54.44 (16.33) 55.00 (45.0–65.0) p = 0.258
Social-functioning 72.41 (18.07) 75.00 (62.5–87.5) 68.58 (21.95) 62.50 (62.5–87.5) p = 0.172
Emotional Wellbeing 59.32 (12.27) 60.00 (52.0–68.0) 55.95 (14.06) 56.00 (48.0–64.0) p = 0.127
  1. *Significant at 0.05 level, STEMI- ST elevation MI, NSTEMI-Non-ST elevation MI