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Table 2 HRQOL (SF-36) mean values in different fracture groups at two-year and seven-year follow-up

From: Health-related quality of life after vertebral or hip fracture: a seven-year follow-up study

SF-36 Vertebral
Two-year
group
Seven-year
n p-value* Hip
Two-year
group
Seven-year
n p- value*
PF 52.2 (21.8)a 50.2 (26.2) 41 p = 0.567 57.1 (22.1) 58.2 (21.1) 25 p = 0.805
RP 38.5 (41.4) 26.9 (38.5) 40 p = 0.110 58.0 (44.3) 41.0 (39.4) 25 p = 0.124
BP 49.7 (23.8) 41.6 (23.7) 41 p = 0.022 64.5 (24.0) 60.6 (26.7) 25 p = 0.477
GH 56.1 (23.5) 56.1 (24.3) 40 p = 0.983 69.9 (20.5) 65.4 (17.6) 25 p = 0.230
VT 47.5 (23.6) 47.4 (25.1) 41 p = 0.991 66.2 (23.1) 63.2 (18.1) 25 p = 0.424
SF 73.8 (25.7) 66.2 (28.1) 41 p = 0.085 84.5 (18.8) 83.0 (18.4) 25 p = 0.718
RE 65.0 (43.3) 54.2 (45.1) 40 p = 0.230 76.0 (39.1) 80.0 (33.3) 25 p = 0.559
MH 71.6 (22.8) 70.9 (22.6) 40 p = 0.415 79.4 (16.4) 82.7 (12.7) 25 p = 0.287
  1. PF: Physical Functioning, RP: Role-Physical, BP: Bodily Pain, GH: General Health,
  2. VT: Vitality, SF: Social Functioning, RE: Role-Emotional, MH: Mental Health.
  3. a Values in parentheses correspond to standard deviations.
  4. * Significant tests: paired t-test
  5. p-value: longitudinal change since two-year follow-up in different fracture groups
  6. Significance level p < 0.05 is given in bold.