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Table 2 Comparison of health-related quality of life scores in men and women

From: Health-related quality of life in men and women who experienced cardiovascular diseases: Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study

  Total (n = 7009) Men (n = 3232) Women (n = 3777) t value P value
 Physical function 83.9 ± 24.9 88.9 ± 20.7 79.7 ± 27.2 16.1 < 0.001
 Role physical 79.7 ± 23.0 86.6 ± 19.3 73.9 ± 24.2 24.5 < 0.001
 Bodily pain 78.9 ± 24.0 84.4 ± 20.7 73.8 ± 25.4 20.0 < 0.001
 General health 48.1 ± 23.1 50.9 ± 23.2 45.6 ± 22.7 9.6 < 0.001
PCS 48.4 ± 8.4 50.2 ± 7.3 46.9 ± 8.9 16.9 < 0.001
 Vitality 64.5 ± 25.8 69.8 ± 24.2 59.9 ± 26.2 16.5 < 0.001
 Social function 81.3 ± 25.9 85.1 ± 23.5 78.0 ± 27.3 11.8 < 0.001
 Role emotional 75.2 ± 23.3 80.5 ± 21.2 70.7 ± 24.0 18.1 < 0.001
 Mental health 69.9 ± 22.1 74.8 ± 20.9 65.7 ± 22.3 17.5 < 0.001
MCS 48.4 ± 10.9 50.6 ± 10.3 46.6 ± 11.1 15.6 < 0.001
  1. PCS physical component summary, MCS mental component summary
  2. Data are reported as mean ± SD. P values were derived using t-test