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Table 3 Associations between baseline health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and psychosocial variables, and 6 month HRQoL (N=294)

From: Predictors of physical and mental health-related quality of life outcomes among myocardial infarction patients

    Physical HRQoL    Mental HRQoL  
Characteristic N Mean (SD) Mean difference p Mean (SD) Mean difference p
    (95% CI)    (95% CI)  
HRQoL (0–100)a 294       
  Physical HRQoL   - 0.5 (0.4, 0.6) <0.001 - 0.1 (0.0, 0.3) 0.04
  Mental HRQoL   - 0.2 (0.1, 0.3) <0.001 - 0.4 (0.4, 0.5) <0.001
   Physical Functioning (PF)   - 0.4 (0.3, 0.5) <0.001 - 0.2 (0.1, 0.3) <0.001
   Role Physical (RP)   - 0.3 (0.2, 0.4) <0.001 - 0.2 (0.0, 0.3) 0.01
   Bodily Pain (BP)   - 0.2 (0.1, 0.3) <0.001 - 0.2 (0.1, 0.2) <0.01
   General Health (GH)   - 0.7 (0.6, 0.8) <0.001 - 0.3 (0.2, 0.5) <0.001
   Vitality (VT)   - 0.4 (0.3, 0.5) <0.001 - 0.4 (0.3, 0.5) <0.001
   Social Functioning (SF)   - 0.2 (0.1, 0.3) <0.001 - 0.3 (0.2, 0.4) <0.001
   Role Emotional (RE)   - 0.2 (0.1, 0.3) <0.001 - 0.3 (0.2, 0.3) <0.001
   Mental Health (MH)   - 0.3 (0.2, 0.4) <0.001 - 0.5 (0.4, 0.6) <0.001
Anxiousb (range 0–21)        
  No (0–7) 205 46.7 (10.9)    53.6 (8.7)   
  Yes (8–21) 88 42.8 (11.5) -4.0 (-6.8, -1.2) <0.01 43.3 (12.9) -10.3 (-12.8, -7.7) <0.001
Depressedb (range 0–21)        
  No (0–7) 241 46.7 (10.9)    53.0 (8.5)   
  Yes (8–21) 52 40.2 (11.5) -6.6 (-9.9, -3.3) <0.001 39.2 (14.5) -13.8 (-16.7, -10.8) <0.001
Social Supporta,b (range 10–34) 293 - 0.4 (0.2, 0.7) <0.001 - 0.6 (0.4, 0.9) <0.001
  1. aHigher scores indicate greater functioning. bDue to missing data N=293.