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Table 3 Distribution of HRQoL scores based on CHU9D in participants with different self-rated academic performance and general health status by gender, school type and residence in this study

From: Association of academic performance, general health with health-related quality of life in primary and high school students in China

  Gender School type
Boys (N = 2204) Girls (N = 2184) Primary (N = 1602) Junior high (N = 1455) Senior high (N = 1331)
n of participants Mean (SD) of HRQoL p value* n of participants Mean (SD) of HRQoL p value* n of participants Mean (SD) of HRQoL p value* n of participants Mean (SD) of HRQoL p value* n of participants Mean (SD) of HRQoL p value*
Self-rated academic performance (%)a
 Poor 500 0.73 (0.20) < 0.001 405 0.72 (0.17) < 0.001 264 0.77 (0.18) < 0.001 365 0.72 (0.18) < 0.001 276 0.69 (0.20) < 0.001
 Fair 711 0.78 (0.17) 806 0.76 (0.17) 495 0.83 (0.15) 467 0.77 (0.15) 555 0.72 (0.18)
 Good 933 0.82 (0.16) 973 0.81 (0.16) 843 0.86 (0.15) 623 0.81 (0.15) 500 0.76 (0.17)
Self-assessed general health statusb
 Poor 89 0.61 (0.23) < 0.001 80 0.64 (0.18) < 0.001 44 0.69 (0.15) < 0.001 51 0.60 (0.25) < 0.001 74 0.60 (0.19) < 0.001
 Fair 730 0.75 (0.18) 836 0.73 (0.17) 412 0.79 (0.17) 524 0.75 (0.16) 630 0.70 (0.18)
 Good 1358 0.82 (0.16) 1268 0.82 (0.15) 1146 0.86 (0.15) 880 0.80 (0.15) 627 0.77 (0.16)
  Residence
Rural (N = 2030) Sub-urban (N = 997) Urban (N = 1361)
n of participants Mean (SD) of HRQoL p value* n of participants Mean (SD) of HRQoL p value* n of participants Mean (SD) of HRQoL p value*
Self-rated academic performance (%)a
 Poor 481 0.73 (0.18) < 0.001 178 0.71 (0.20) < 0.001 246 0.72 (0.19) < 0.001
 Fair 690 0.78 (0.16) 349 0.77 (0.17) 478 0.76 (0.17)
 Good 859 0.82 (0.16) 470 0.81 (0.17) 637 0.82 (0.16)
Self-assessed general health statusb
 Poor 72 0.62 (0.20) < 0.001 35 0.62 (0.23) < 0.001 62 0.62 (0.20) < 0.001
 Fair 730 0.74 (0.17) 349 0.74 (0.18) 487 0.74 (0.18)
 Good 1228 0.82 (0.15) 613 0.81 (0.16) 812 0.82 (0.16)
  1. aGood- excellent or good; Fair-not good and not poor; Poor- poor or very poor
  2. bGood- very good or good; Fair- not good or not bad; Poor- poor or very poor
  3. *p values for non-parametric tests between socio-demographic characteristics and behavior patterns