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Table 3 Pair comparison of 3 types of health checkups with PCS and MCS for quality of life in terms of number of chronic diseases among public servants aged 40 to 64 years in Taiwan (N = 11,454) by using a general linear model after adjustment for covariates

From: Association of health checkups with health-related quality of life among public servants: a nationwide survey in Taiwan

Variables No chronic disease (N = 7349) Having 1 chronic disease (N = 2529) Having ≥ 2 chronic diseases (N = 1576)
PCS MCS PCS MCS PCS   MCS  
Mean P value Mean P value Mean P value Mean P value Mean P value Mean P value
GPHC 51.20   46.23   49.81   44.76   46.93   42.06  
SPHC 50.86   46.39   49.66   45.40   46.52   42.22  
NOHC 50.66   45.58   49.73   44.00   45.13   42.19  
GPHC vs. SPHC 0.34 0.08 -0.16 0.56 0.15 0.66 -0.64 0.17 0.41 0.37 -0.16 0.8
GPHC vs. NOHC 0.55 0.008** 0.65 0.02* 0.07 0.86 0.76 0.18 1.79 0.002** -0.13 0.87
SPHC vs. NOHC 0.21 0.3 0.81 0.003** -0.07 0.85 1.40 0.008** 1.39 0.009** 0.03 0.97
  1. Mean represents least square mean. *P < .05, ** P < .01