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Table 3 Mean ± SD and change from initial cohort for quality of life for staff of the follow-up cohort

From: Time kinetics of physical activity, sitting, and quality of life measures within a regional workplace: a cross–sectional analysis

  Follow-up cohort MD
Academic (n = 96) Professional (n = 213) All (n = 309) Academic (n = 106) Professional (n = 158) All (n = 264)
PF 53.1 ± 6.0 52.4 ± 7.2 52.6 ± 6.8 −0.4 −0.5 −0.5
RP 52.9 ± 5.2 52.8 ± 5.5 52.8 ± 5.4 0.1 −0.2 −0.1
BP 48.5 ± 7.9 47.7 ± 7.0 47.9 ± 7.3 −2.5* −2.3* −2.5*
GH 50.2 ± 10.0 48.7 ± 7.4 48.7 ± 9.5 0.0 −0.8 −1.1
VT 48.1 ± 7.1 47.2 ± 7.7 47.5 ± 7.5 4.5** 1.9 2.9*
SF 49.4 ± 9.9 49.3 ± 9.7 49.3 ± 9.7 0.3 0.1 0.1
RE 51.0 ± 5.8 50.0 ± 6.8 50.1 ± 6.5 3.7** 0.6 1.5
MH 48.6 ± 9.6 48.8 ± 9.8 48.8 ± 9.7 2.6* 0.4 1.4
PCS 51.2 ± 5.5 50.4 ± 5.8 50.6 ± 5.7 −4.8** −3.8** −4.3**
MCS 49.3 ± 6.7 48.7 ± 7.0 48.9 ± 6.9 5.7** 2.2* 3.5**
  1. MD absolute mean difference from initial cohort, PF physical functioning, RP role-physical, BP bodily pain, GH general health, VT vitality, SF social functioning, RE role-emotional, MH mental health, PCS overall physical health summary, MCS overall mental health summary
  2. *p < 0.05 & **p < 0.01 vs. initial cohort