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Table 2 Changes and differences in quality of life according to year

From: Patterns in quality of life according to employment among the older adults: the Korean longitudinal study of aging (2008–2014)

Variables Total (N = 526) Men (N = 383) Women (N = 143)
(Year) Retention (N = 267) Loss (N = 259) Difference Retention (N = 204) Loss (N = 179) Difference Retention (N = 63) Loss (N = 80) Difference
Mean ±SD Mean ±SD t (p) Mean±SD Mean± SD t (p) Mean ±SD Mean±SD t (p)
2008 63.03 ± 16.32 59.77 ± 17.52 2.21 (.027) 64.41 ± 15.89 62.01 ± 16.64 1.44 (.150) 58.57 ± 17.03 54.75 ± 18.49 1.27 (.206)
2010 62.96 ± 16.31 57.47 ± 17.30 3.74 (<.001) 65.54 ± 14.80 59.49 ± 16.31 0.12 (<.001) 54.60 ± 18.21 52.91 ± 18.68 0.54 (.589)
2012 60.37 ± 14.89 56.65 ± 18.91 2.50 (.013) 61.42 ± 14.70 57.19 ± 18.53 2.45 (.015) 56.98 ± 15.10 55.44 ± 19.79 0.53 (.600)
2014 61.42 ± 14.34 55.68 ± 16.82 4.21 (<.001) 63.09 ± 13.00 55.08 ± 17.20 5.08 (<.001) 56.03 ± 17.00 57.00 ± 15.94 −0.35 (.141)