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Table 2 PCS and MCS scores of Chinese college students according to different PA groups a

From: Association of physical activity, sedentary time, and sleep duration on the health-related quality of life of college students in Northeast China

PA b N PCS c P value MCS d P value
Total 0.003*   0.593
 Low 120 47.98 (8.82)   49.23 (9.15)  
 Moderate 369 49.76 (7.69)   49.98 (9.61)  
 High 437 50.76 (8.16)   50.23 (9.58)  
Male 0.837   0.797
 Low 36 50.61 (6.74)   50.30 (10.79)  
 Moderate 105 50.95 (6.78)   50.99 (9.92)  
 High 167 50.34 (9.22)   50.13 (10.47)  
Female < 0.001*   0.366
 Low 84 46.85 (9.38)   48.77 (8.38)  
 Moderate 264 49.28 (7.98)   49.58 (9.47)  
 High 270 51.02 (7.43)   50.29 (9.01)  
  1. aValues are presented as mean (SD). b PA: physical activity. c PCS: physical component summary. d MCS: mental component summary. *P < 0.05