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Table 2 Manchester Short Assessment Of Quality of Life (MANSA): total mean score and individual life domain scores

From: Subjective quality of life in war-affected populations

MANSA Total sample Balkans Refugees in the West t-test
  N = 4158 N = 3313 N = 845 p
Total score, mean (SD) 4.78 (0.9) 4.80 (0.9) 4.73 (0.9) 0.67
Individual items, mean (SD)
Life in general1 4.4 (1.4) 4.4 (1.4) 4.5 (1.3) .181
Employment/retirement2 3.7 (1.7) 3.6 (1.8) 3.8 (1.7) .006
Financial situation3 3.4 (1.6) 3.3 (1.6) 3.9 (1.5) < 0.001
Friendships4 5.0 (1.3) 5.1 (1.3) 4.8 (1.4) < 0.001
Leisure activities5 4.4 (1.5) 4.4 (1.5) 4.1 (1.5) < 0.001
Accommodation6 4.9 (1.5) 4.9 (1.5) 5.0 (1.5) .134
Personal safety7 5.1 (1.3) 5.1 (1.3) 5.1 (1.4) .995
People living with/living alone8 5.7 (1.2) 5.7 (1.2) 5.8 (1.4) .256
Sex life9 5.0 (1.6) 5.1 (1.6) 4.9 (1.7) .037
Relationship with family10 5.8 (1.1) 5.8 (1.1) 5.9 (1.2) .097
Physical health11 4.9 (1.5) 4.9 (1.5) 4.6 (1.6) < 0.001
Mental Health 12 5.1 (1.6) 5.3 (1.5) 4.6 (1.8) < 0.001
  1. 1-12Missing values for individual MANSA items: 1:21; 2:19; 3:16; 4:14; 5:16; 6:15; 7:16; 8:12; 9:382; 10:13; 11:12; 12:10.