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Table 5 Differences in ADL, IADL, MCS and PCS between quantitative variable groups in veterans with ankle-foot injuries

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

Item ADL IADL MCS PCS
Mean ± SD P Mean ± SD P Mean ± SD P Mean ± SD P
Education
 Illiterate 75.46 ± 22.17 <0.001 7.1 ± 3.95 <0.001 35.96 ± 17.32 0.006 29.07 ± 14.20 0.252
 Under high school 83.71 ± 15.36 10.12 ± 3.76 41.13 ± 19.24 33.35 ± 16.93
 High school 84.71 ± 15.28 11.01 ± 3.50 44.87 ± 23.26 35.06 ± 19.36
 University education 87.28 ± 13.85 11.21 ± 3.23 46.06 ± 23.37 33.81 ± 18.97
Employment
 Employed 80.15 ± 17.78 <0.001 9.38 ± 4.01 <0.001 35.77 ± 18.84 <0.001 31.83 ± 16.88 0.001
 Employment status 88.44 ± 13.44 11.48 ± 3.38 48.18 ± 23.63 37.20 ± 19.32
 Unemployed 82.57 ± 16.26 9.93 ± 3.77 41.29 ± 19.74 32.19 ± 17.04
Additional injuries
 Yes 82.56 ± 16.64 0.011 10.24 ± 3.86 0.715 39.61 ± 20.72 <0.001 30.81 ± 16.14 <0.001
 No 85.16 ± 15.26 10.36 ± 3.69 45.23 ± 21.19 36.03 ± 18.89
Hospitalization
 Yes 77.55 ± 19.57 <0.001 9.16 ± 4.02 <0.001 35.47 ± 19.38 <0.001 28.03 ± 15.53 <0.001
 No 85.32 ± 14.72 10.55 ± 3.67 44.11 ± 21.21 34.75 ± 18.07
  1. ADL Activity of daily living, IADL Instrumental activities of daily living, PCS Physical component summary, MCS Mental component summary