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Table 4 SF-36 means according to individual exposure

From: Health-related quality of life and mental health in the medium-term aftermath of the Prestige oil spill in Galiza (Spain): a cross-sectional study

Individual exposure PF RF BP GH VT SF RE MH
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Unaffected (n = 865) 91.51 (16.95) 88.79 (29.64) 83.97 (24.58) 67.61 (20.28) 68.55 (19.99) 92.87 (16.74) 95.13 (18.76) 78.14 (17.90)
Slightly affected (n = 1408) 93.86 (13.30) 91.05 (26.12) 84.61 (22.71) 68.85 (19.84) 69.08 (19.07) 93.92 (15.50) 95.66 (17.34) 77.44 (18.10)
Seriously affected (n = 427) 95.28 (11.59) 91.19 (25.77) 85.51 (23.19) 68.13 (18.61) 69.48 (18.15) 94.15 (15.04) 95.27 (18.75) 76.74 (16.69)
P <0.001 0.074 0.269 0.434 0.390 0.117 0.763 0.174
  1. PF, Physical functioning; RF, Role-physical; BP, Bodily pain; GH, General health; VT, Vitality; SF, Social functioning; RE, Role-emotional; MH, Mental health