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Table 2 Descriptive statistics and ANOVAs by health-related quality of life (n = 244)

From: Health-related quality of life in young people: the importance of education

Variables Physical Health Mental Health Relations Environment
  N Mean and SD Anova
p-value
Mean and SD Anova
p-value
Mean and SD Anova
p-value
Mean and SD Anova
p-value
Sex    0.078   0.002   0.469   0.037
 Male 122 28.17 ± 3.33   23.79 ± 2.85   11.87 ± 2.02   30.13 ± 4.04  
 Female 122 27.35 ± 3.74   22.55 ± 3.29   11.68 ± 2.09   29.03 ± 4.08  
Age    0.653   0.565   0.498   0.097
 16 to 18 66 27.63 ± 3,80   22.94 ± 3.36   11.58 ± 2.11   30.39 ± 4.46  
 19 to 24 127 27.96 ± 3.38   23.38 ± 3.10   11.92 ± 2.08   29.50 ± 3,94  
 25 to 29 51 27.45 ± 3.72   22.96 ± 2.93   11.61 ± 1.91   28.74 ± 3.85  
Educational level    0.069   0.003   0.002   0.081
 Primary 19 26.32 ± 4.52   22.37 ± 4.15   10.63 ± 2.44   30.17 ± 5.19  
 Secondary 118 27.57 ± 3.56   22.60 ± 2.92   11.49 ± 2.03   28.97 ± 4.02  
 University 107 28.24 ± 3.30   23.94 ± 3.01   12.25 ± 1,90   30.15 ± 3.90  
Employment status    0.044   0.009   0.008   0.020
 Autonomous worker 15 27.67 ± 4.11   23.53 ± 3.13   12.60 ± 2.06   29.33 ± 4.38  
 Employment 77 27.51 ± 3.50   22.79 ± 2.93   11.63 ± 1.97   28.78 ± 4.04  
 Unemployment 13 25.54 ± 3.52   20.77 ± 3.34   10.00 ± 2.48   27.31 ± 4.21  
 Student 137 28.21 ± 3.45   23.63 ± 3.12   11.96 ± 1.98   30.32 ± 3.93  
 Housewife 2 24.00 ± 4.24   20.50 ± 0.70   11.50 ± 0,70   28.00 ± 7.07  
Residence zone    0.198   0.087   0.109   0.001
 Viñedo Viejo 151 27.54 ± 3.44   22.86 ± 3.17   11.59 ± 2.14   28.92 ± 3.94  
 Las Nieves 40 28.69 ± 3.32   24.05 ± 2.88   12.41 ± 1.75   31.50 ± 4.32  
 Fuentes Claras 53 27.69 ± 3.99   23.42 ± 3.12   11.92 ± 1.89   29.98 ± 3.88  
Health problems    0.000   0.001   0.570   0.006
 Yes 53 25.86 ± 3.36   21.96 ± 3.50   11.63 ± 2.56   28.21 ± 4.22  
 Not 191 28.28 ± 3.44   23.52 ± 2.94   11.82 ± 1.88   29.96 ± 3.98