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Table 2 Socio-demographic Factors associated with Post Stroke HRQOL of Life, n = 257

From: Factors associated with health related quality of life of patients with stroke in Sri Lankan context

FactorPhysicalCommunicationPsychosocialOverall
GenderMean (SD)
Male (n = 151)3.27 (1)3.34 (1.2)3.21 (1)3.23 (1)
Female (n = 106)3.01 (0.7)3.37 (0.7)2.95 (0.9)2.98 (0.9)
t2.0−0.12.12.1
p-value0.046*0.8950.039*0.035*
Level of EducationMean (SD)   
Primary Education (n = 102)3.1 (0.9)3.0 (1)2.8 (0.8)2.9 (0.8)
Up to Ordinary Level (n = 112)3.2 (1)3.5 (1)3.2 (0.9)3.2 (0.9)
Up to Advanced Level (n = 43)3.4 (1.1)3.7 (1)3.4 (1)3.5 (1)
F1.96.46.75.3
p-value0.1570.002**0.01**0.005**
Marital status
 Married (n = 195)3.3 (1)3.4 (1)3.2 (0.9)3.2 (0.9)
 Unmarried (n = 26)3.2 (1)3.2 (1)3.0 (1)3.1 (1)
 Widowed/Separated (n = 36)2.7 (1)3.1 (1)3.0 (1)2.7 (0.8)
F3.60.90.83.4
p-value0.03*0.400.470.03*
Monthly IncomeMean (SD)   
  < Rs.10,000 (n = 206)3.1 (1)3.2 (1)3.0 (0.9)3.0 (0.8)
 Rs.10,000–30,000 (n = 31)3.3 (1)3.3 (1)3.3 (1)3.3 (0.9)
  > Rs.30,000 (n = 20)3.2 (1)4 (1)3.9 (1)3.9 (1)
F
p-value0.001**0.042*0.001*0.001**
OccupationMean (SD)   
 No occupation (n = 77)2.8 (0.9)2.2 (0.9)3.1 (1)2.9 (0.8)
 Business (n = 41)3.7 (0.9)3.7 (0.9)3.7 (0.8)3.7 (0.9)
 with occupation (n = 85)3.0 (1)3.3 (1)3.0 (1)3.0 (1)
 Retired (n = 54)3.5 (0.7)3.6 (1)3.2 (0.8)3.4 (0.7)
F9.22.57.68.4
p-value0.001**0.060.001**0.001**
  1. * Statistically significant at the level-p < 0.01
  2. * Statistically significant at the level-p < 0.05