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Table 4 Known-group validity for subcategories of patients by CD-4T cell count/mm3 (n = 182)

From: Translation and cross-cultural adaptation of WHOQOL-HIV Bref among people living with HIV/AIDS in Pakistan

Categories CD4 count 200 Sign a CD4 count 200–499 Sign b CD4 count 500 Sign c ANOVA
p
n = 32 n = 62 n = 88 n = 182
Physical 10.62 ± 3.01 < 0.001 15.83 ± 2.11 < 0.001 17.31 ± 1.40 < 0.001 < 0.001
Psychological 7.7 ± 2.11 < 0.001 10.09 ± 1.24 < 0.001 11.32 ± 1.36 < 0.001 < 0.001
Independence 11.43 ± 2.27 < 0.001 15.48 ± 1.82 0.002 16.63 ± 1.84 < 0.001 < 0.001
Social relationships 7.18 ± 1.57 0.031 8.06 ± 1.19 0.545 8.34 ± 1.67 0.001 < 0.001
Environment 10.53 ± 2.11 < 0.001 12.50 ± 1.74 0.353 12.89 ± 1.38 < 0.001 < 0.001
Spirituality 8.06 ± 2.57 0.469 8.61 ± 2.05 0.010 9.65 ± 1.81 0.001 < 0.001
  1. Data are M ± SD. Tests were One-way ANOVA and Scheffé Test for post-hoc group comparisons
  2. ANOVA, Analysis of Variance
  3. aRegards comparison between the first and second group
  4. bRegards the comparison between the second and third group
  5. cRegards the comparison between the third and first group