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Table 1 HR-QOL according to different groups of demographic characteristics in the Zhejiang elderly

From: Association between social health status and health-related quality of life among community-dwelling elderly in Zhejiang

VariablesOverall(n = 2952)HR-QOL
PCSP valueMCSP valueSF-12 total scoreP value
Social health status  < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 Poor476(16.12)45.07 ± 9.64 45.61 ± 8.23 45.34 ± 6.68 
 Moderate1994(67.55)48.25 ± 8.34 47.80 ± 6.96 48.02 ± 5.73 
 Good482(16.33)50.45 ± 6.89 49.36 ± 5.30 49.91 ± 4.50 
Region  0.18 < 0.01 < 0.01
 Rural1518(51.42)47.89 ± 8.20 46.10 ± 6.85 47.00 ± 5.96 
 Urban1434(48.58)48.31 ± 8.78 49.39 ± 6.95 48.85 ± 5.60 
Gender  < 0.01 > 0.05 < 0.01
 Male1464(49.61)48.94 ± 8.35 47.96 ± 6.70 48.45 ± 5.67 
 Female1487(50.39)47.26 ± 8.54 47.45 ± 7.45 47.35 ± 6.00 
Age group (Years)  < 0.01 0.33 < 0.01
 60–742069(70.09)49.49 ± 7.80 47.78 ± 6.73 48.64 ± 5.40 
 ≥75883(29.91)44.84 ± 9.12 47.51 ± 7.88 46.17 ± 6.50 
Marital status  < 0.01 < 0.05 < 0.01
 Married2370(80.28)48.65 ± 8.27 47.87 ± 6.91 48.26 ± 5.74 
 Widowed491(16.63)45.33 ± 9.14 47.10 ± 7.86 46.21 ± 6.17 
 Others91(3.08)48.44 ± 7.65 46.50 ± 7.17 47.48 ± 5.70 
Education level  < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 Lower than primary school556(19.01)45.94 ± 8.68 46.41 ± 7.50 46.18 ± 6.20 
 Primary school953(32.58)47.78 ± 8.57 46.76 ± 7.03 47.28 ± 6.01 
 Middle school855(29.23)49.37 ± 8.07 48.56 ± 6.81 48.97 ± 5.40 
 High school or higher567(19.38)48.87 ± 8.38 49.23 ± 6.78 49.05 ± 5.40 
Monthly income (CNY)  < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 <1000722(25.38)47.247 ± 8.43 45.74 ± 7.50 46.50 ± 6.32 
 1000–1999706(24.82)48.05 ± 8.45 47.20 ± 6.78 47.62 ± 6.04 
 2000–2999570(20.04)48.49 ± 8.29 47.87 ± 7.48 48.18 ± 5.71 
 3000–3999388(13.64)47.86 ± 9.28 49.44 ± 6.34 48.65 ± 5.45 
 ≥4000459(16.13)49.31 ± 8.31 50.35 ± 5.99 49.83 ± 4.75 
Living arrangement  < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 Live with spouse1607(54.44)48.71 ± 8.20 48.06 ± 6.69 48.39 ± 5.62 
 Live with children296(10.03)45.70 ± 9.01 46.69 ± 7.97 46.19 ± 6.20 
 Live with spouse and children573(19.41)49.02 ± 8.21 48.03 ± 7.17 48.52 ± 5.69 
 Live alone322(10.91)45.65 ± 8.96 46.99 ± 7.39 46.32 ± 6.25 
 Others154(5.22)47.95 ± 8.79 46.16 ± 7.94 47.05 ± 6.21 
BMI (kg/m2)  < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 <18.5184(6.44)45.04 ± 9.21 46.81 ± 8.71 45.93 ± 6.66 
 18.5–23.91412(49.42)48.47 ± 8.40 47.38 ± 7.24 47.93 ± 5.87 
 ≥24.01261(44.14)48.08 ± 8.41 48.21 ± 6.53 48.15 ± 5.62 
Smoking  < 0.01 0.81 < 0.01
 Yes388(13.14)49.73 ± 8.42 47.62 ± 6.62 48.68 ± 5.76 
 No2543(86.14)47.84 ± 8.48 47.71 ± 7.17 47.78 ± 5.87 
Alcohol drinking  < 0.01 0.33 < 0.01
 Yes558(19.04)49.95 ± 7.73 47.96 ± 6.70 48.96 ± 5.40 
 No2373(80.96)47.65 ± 8.60 47.64 ± 7.19 47.65 ± 5.94 
Tea drinking  < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 Yes964(32.89)49.28 ± 8.22 48.52 ± 7.01 48.90 ± 5.66 
 No1967(67.11)47.51 ± 8.57 47.30 ± 7.10 47.41 ± 5.90 
Weekly physical activity  < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 ≤1 time1064(37.35)46.06 ± 9.26 46.39 ± 7.62 46.23 ± 6.47 
 2–4 times1524(53.49)49.24 ± 7.69 48.90 ± 6.54 49.07 ± 5.08 
 > 4 times261(9.16)50.23 ± 8.00 47.39 ± 6.43 48.81 ± 5.49 
Depression symptom  < 0.01 < 0.01 < 0.01
 Yes767(26.19)49.09 ± 7.91 48.51 ± 6.25 48.80 ± 5.17 
 No2162(73.81)45.43 ± 9.35 45.53 ± 8.66 45.48 ± 6.91 
Number of chronic conditions  < 0.01 0.15 < 0.01
 0777(26.32)50.56 ± 7.15 47.75 ± 6.29 49.15 ± 5.01 
 11184(40.11)49.00 ± 7.84 47.41 ± 7.23 48.21 ± 5.77 
 ≥2991(33.57)45.08 ± 9.30 48.01 ± 7.50 46.54 ± 6.30