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Table 4 The comparison of MLHFQ scores in the two groups before and after intervention

From: Effectiveness of a PRECEDE-based education intervention on quality of life in elderly patients with chronic heart failure

Items Before intervention After intervention
Intervention group Control group t p Intervention group Control group t p
Physical function 24.39 ± 8.69 23.94 ± 7.35 0.221 0.826 9.13 ± 7.49 13.90 ± 5.59 2.845 0.006
Emotional function 9.10 ± 5.87 9.39 ± 4.74 0.214 0.831 3.48 ± 3.48 7.23 ± 5.84 3.064 0.003
Additional items 21.65 ± 6.92 19.65 ± 6.09 1.208 0.232 8.13 ± 5.88 14.16 ± 4.82 4.418 0.000
Total scores 55.13 ± 16.87 52.97 ± 14.16 0.546 0.587 20.74 ± 14.66 35.29 ± 13.67 4.041 0.000