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Table 2 Health status and quality of life of Ciliwung sample in comparison with groups: matched control, Jakarta, general population

From: Living in uncertainty due to floods and pollution: the health status and quality of life of people living on an unhealthy riverbank

Aspect Dimension Ciliwung Matched controls Jakarta General population
Mean SD Mean SD ESa Mean SD ES Mean SD ES
Health status EQ-VAS 81.74 15.39 78.85* 13.24 0.20 77.50* 13.15 0.3 79.41* 14.03 0.16
Index score 0.91 0.15 0.91 0.11 0.00 0.90 0.12 0.09 0.91 0.11 0.01
Quality of life Physical 63.31 11.56 69.66* 10.60 0.57 68.77* 11.23 0.48 69.23* 11.50 0.52
Psychological 64.24 14.86 66.14 13.69 0.13 65.77 12.77 0.11 66.74* 12.89 0.19
Social 59.48 14.78 62.25 14.9 0.19 63.33* 14.28 0.27 63.13* 14.41 0.25
Environment 53.62 14.21 55.94 13.88 0.17 58.02* 12.50 0.33 58.49* 13.41 0.36
Happiness Today 6.75 2.28 7.26* 1.79 0.25 7.31* 2.05 0.26 7.35* 1.84 0.31
Last month 6.48 2.26 6.90* 1.98 0.20 7.09* 2.14 0.28 7.05* 1.94 0.28
Whole life 6.94 2.11 7.28 1.73 0.18 7.56* 1.86 0.32 7.37* 1.78 0.23
Life satisfaction Now 7.01 2.11 6.34* 1.84 0.34 6.51* 1.87 0.26 6.47* 1.89 0.28
5 years ago 6.20 2.36 5.69* 2.03 0.23 5.88 2.18 0.14 5.79* 2.06 0.19
5 years later 8.78 1.80 8.24* 1.76 0.31 8.50* 1.58 0.17 8.29* 1.71 0.29
Financial condition Now 5.70 1.91 4.99* 1.73 0.39 5.45 1.53 0.15 5.23* 1.83 0.25
  1. *Differences between Ciliwung mean and means of corresponding groups: matched control, Jakarta, general population, statistically significant (p-value< 0.05)
  2. aEffect size based on Cohen’s d