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Table 2 Relation between SF-36 domains and selected characteristics of sample subjects

From: Health-related quality of life among Jewish older persons in Mexico and its determinants

 PFRPREVTMHSFBPGH
Mean[95%CI]Mean[95%CI]Mean[95%CI]Mean[95%CI]Mean[95%CI]Mean[95%CI]Mean[95%CI]Mean[95%CI]
Total (n = 294)77.374.380.487.584.091.089.686.392.868.365.970.776.574.378.787.284.789.781.578.884.271.969.873.9
Gender
 Male80.476.784.188.584.292.891.287.195.369.866.673.077.975.180.788.284.991.483.680.087.370.667.873.4
 Female73.268.278.3**86.280.392.187.482.092.866.362.769.8*74.671.178.085.982.089.978.874.882.8**73.570.476.6
Age group
 60–69 years88.685.791.491.587.195.991.286.396.173.569.8877.178.074.881.289.385.493.183.378.987.775.972.979.0
 70–79 years78.774.283.286.380.192.589.684.494.968.864.872.776.672.880.587.483.391.582.978.887.170.466.973.8
 80 years53.845.861.8***81.572.490.7*86.277.994.457.853.162.5***73.368.378.382.776.988.575.469.581.2*66.361.771.0***
Marital status
 Single79.071.087.175.060.489.679.066.092.163.355.071.568.260.975.678.970.387.673.162.883.469.363.275.4
 Married/ Partnered81.378.184.491.788.395.191.687.995.271.0168.473.778.676.281.089.7186.992.584.381.387.473.070.575.4
 Widowed62.853.871.8***80.871.190.6**88.981.396.4**62.256.368.2***74.168.579.8***83.877.590.0**77.071.382.7***69.664.374.9
Living arrangements
 Living alone73.064.681.384.074.493.587.478.696.366.861.172.473.667.579.885.679.791.579.272.685.771.666.377.0
 Respondent and 1 additional household member77.073.081.187.782.892.587.983.192.867.063.670.477.874.980.786.282.589.981.177.484.871.668.874.4
 Respondent and 2 or more household members80.174.585.789.183.095.193.588.798.371.366.975.676.372.480.289.985.894.184.279.289.272.568.476.6
Place of Birth
 Mexico77.574.280.987.183.191.091.187.794.569.266.671.876.874.379.388.886.291.581.478.384.471.769.374.1
 Another country76.569.183.989.181.596.783.974.892.9*64.859.370.475.270.380.181.074.487.7**82.076.387.772.468.176.6
Main occupation
 Working84.681.687.588.383.992.791.086.995.169.466.272.676.673.779.588.785.691.882.679.086.172.369.575.0
 Retired68.960.177.787.077.996.089.180.398.067.361.173.578.172.483.884.577.991.281.374.088.568.363.073.7
 Housework63.955.872.0***85.576.594.584.976.593.466.361.271.574.269.279.386.380.292.377.171.283.171.366.676.0
Self-reported financial situation
 Very good86.680.992.495.991.8100.095.890.5101.076.471.781.084.180.587.793.088.997.087.883.292.576.872.481.2
 Good79.875.683.988.383.193.592.087.696.370.567.373.779.476.881.989.486.292.783.880.287.473.370.576.0
 Fair78.272.484.085.778.193.388.181.195.166.161.171.275.070.479.587.582.392.778.772.684.772.468.576.4
 Poor48.437.259.5***72.657.587.6***72.056.287.9***49.541.058.054.3***44.863.866.1***54.977.3***66.955.778.0***56.247.465.0***
Social support
 Frequency of family of close friends contacts in past week mean (SD)
  None77.357.996.688.668.3109.078.851.8105.856.444.768.070.557.883.379.561.897.388.075.6100.375.264.186.2
  1–372.467.177.687.581.993.187.081.292.865.461.469.374.771.078.384.179.888.480.976.785.268.565.071.9
  3–578.772.185.388.881.296.593.587.799.266.261.670.775.171.179.092.989.596.279.973.686.271.767.775.7
  More than 582.077.486.5**86.780.792.791.486.596.473.769.877.6***79.776.083.5**88.484.192.7**82.477.886.975.371.878.8**
Number of chronic diseases
  081.276.885.589.985.194.691.987.596.371.367.874.778.074.881.289.285.992.483.679.787.575.172.078.3
  177.372.282.485.879.492.187.381.093.566.862.571.075.672.179.186.682.291.180.475.884.972.769.775.8
  2+68.060.575.4***84.875.993.788.180.495.863.958.968.9**74.268.480.083.576.690.378.772.385.162.457.467.3
  1. *: p < 0.001; **: p < 0.01; ***: p < 0.05
  2. PF physical functioning, RP role limitations due to physical health problems, RE role limitations due to emotional problems, VT vitality, energy and fatigue, MH mental health including psychological distress and emotional well-being, SF social functioning, BP bodily pain, GH general health perception