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Table 3 SF-36 quality of life measure scores in veterans with ankle-foot injuries (Mean ± SD)

From: Health-related quality of life and the ability to perform activities of daily living: a cross-sectional study on 1079 war veterans with ankle-foot disorders

Measure Veterans with ankle-foot injuries (n = 1079) Bilateral lower limb amputee veterans (n = 327) General Iranian population (n = 1997)
 Physical functioning 47.21 ± 23.40 54.50 ± 24.45 85.3 ± 20.8
 Role physical 25.81 ± 34.67 50.04 ± 25.05 70.0 ± 38.0
 Bodily pain 27.88 ± 21.61 47.97 ± 24.02 79.4 ± 25.1
 General health 33.29 ± 20.00 55.30 ± 26.71 67.5 ± 20.4
 Vitality 45.33 ± 20.32 63.46 ± 23.70 65.8 ± 17.3
 Social functioning 45.71 ± 26.24 66.67 ± 26.74 76.0 ± 24.4
 Role emotional 30.80 ± 39.89 63.14 ± 26.77 65.6 ± 41.4
 Mental health 48.39 ± 20.68 62.51 ± 25.36 67.0 ± 18.0
  1. Comparisons were made between the data of veterans with ankle-foot injuries and those of bilateral lower limb amputee veterans, and between the data of veterans with ankle-foot injuries and those of general Iranian population; P < 0.05 for all the comparisons