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Table 2 Change in HRQOL after intervention compared to baseline in the study patients

From: The effect of weight loss and exercise on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) following Endoscopic Bariatric Therapies (EBT) for obesity

 SF-36 DomainsBaselinePost-InterventionMean Differencep-value*
MeanMedianMeanMedian
PSCPhysical function74.280 (0–100)90.995 (0–100)16.7< 0.001
Physical role78.7100 (0–100)87.7100 (0–100)90.003
Body pain69.470 (0–100)82.790 (0–100)13.3< 0.001
General health58.460 (5–100)72.775 (20–100)14.3< 0.001
MSCVitality49.850 (0–100)65.570 (0–100)15.7< 0.001
Social function74.775 (0–100)85.8100 (0–100)11.1< 0.001
Emotional role72.7100 (0–100)82.7100 (0–100)100.007
Mental health63.164 (12–100)59.963 (0–80)−3.20.11
Health Transition40.350 (0–100)78.875 (0–100)38.5< 0.001
  1. * the results were similar when compared using parametric test (mean) or non-parametric test (median). The values reported are from Wilcoxon paired test