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Table 1 Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) subscales at baseline: mean scores and range

From: A prospective study of the impact of musculoskeletal pain and radiographic osteoarthritis on health related quality of life in community dwelling older people

  Mean (sd) n = 1098 Median Range
Illness 3.2 (2.6) 3 0 – 9
Independent Living 0.3 (0.9) 0 0 – 7
Relationships 0.7 (1.0) 0 0 – 8
Physical senses 0.9 (1.0) 1 0 – 5
Psychological wellbeing 2.3 (1.6) 2 0 – 9
Total AQoL score 7.4 (4.9) 7 0 – 29
  1. Higher scores indicate poorer QoL.
  2. Distribution was skewed and kurtotic, hence analyses are transformed using a square root transformation, with back transformed results presented.
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