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Table 3 Mean health-related quality of life scores among men and women with different levels of physical activity

From: Association of leisure and occupational physical activities and health-related quality of life: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study

 MenP valueWomenP value
LowModerateHighLowModerateHigh
SF-12
 Physical Function82.3 ± 1.085.9 ± 1.086.0 ± 1.1< 0.00172.4 ± 1.678.3 ± 1.580.9 ± 1.8< 0.001
 Role Physical81.7 ± 0.982.3 ± 1.082.3 ± 1.10.71566.8 ± 1.470.9 ± 1.473.3 ± 1.7< 0.001
 Bodily pain83.0 ± 1.183.5 ± 1.082.8 ± 1.20.72670.5 ± 1.573.2 ± 1.574.9 ± 1.80.002
 General Health42.2 ± 1.145.7 ± 1.145.3 ± 1.2< 0.00138.3 ± 1.340.1 ± 1.242.1 ± 1.50.004
PCS48.1 ± 0.449.3 ± 0.448.7 ± 0.4< 0.00145.0 ± 0.546.8 ± 0.547.8 ± 0.6< 0.001
 Vitality62.7 ± 1.265.3 ± 1.268.5 ± 1.4< 0.00151.3 ± 1.656.9 ± 1.561.7 ± 1.8< 0.001
 Social Function82.1 ± 1.281.8 ± 1.282.3 ± 1.40.87569.7 ± 1770.7 ± 1.672.0 ± 1.90.309
 Role Emotional75.5 ± 1.175.2 ± 1.077.7 ± 1.20.02464.3 ± 1.565.9 ± 1.466.4 ± 1.70.133
 Mental Health71.8 ± 1.170.7 ± 1.073.8 ± 1.20.00758.3 ± 1.459.2 ± 1.360.1 ± 1.60.356
MCS48.8 ± 0.548.3 ± 0.549.9 ± 0.60.00342.9 ± 0.743.3 ± 0.743.8 ± 0.80.337
  1. The significance level has been considered p < 0.05; hence as all bold numbers in the table are less than 0.05, all of them are significant" to "p < 0.05 are in bold