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Table 5 Discriminant validity: MQLI-Gr marital, income, & employment status

From: Validation of the Greek translation of the multicultural quality of life index (MQLI-gr)

 MeanLevineANOVA WELCH (p < 0.05)aPost hoc (p < 0.05)
Marital status (N = 859)
 Single271(6.3)a   
 Relation/engaged241(6.4)p = 0.05F (2, 534.61) = 6.15,GH (.46, 95% CI (.14, .80)
 Married347(6.8)   
Income Level (N = 596)
 <€499268(6.4)a   
 €500–999196(6.7)p = 0.02F (2,347.191) = 3.962,GH (.48, 95% CI (.69, .89)
 € 1000>132(6.9)   
Employment status (N = 765)
 Employed484(6.8)   
 Stud./unempl85(6.6)p = 0.05F (2,214.003) = 9.6,GH (.66, 95% CI (.31, 1.0)
 Unemployed196(6.1)a   
  1. aNote: Participants who were single were statistically significantly more likely to report lower QoL; those who earned less than €499 were more likely to report lower QoL; the students-unemployed group were more likely to report lower QoL (p < .05)