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Table 1 PHS and MHS by background demographic variables

From: Individual and family level factors associated with physical and mental health-related quality of life among people living with HIV in rural China

Variables n (%) Physical health summary score Mental health summary score
Mean (SE) P Mean (SE) P
Gender
 Female 288 (55.2) 34.54(9.31) <0.001 34.67(8.65) 0.001
 Male 234(44.8) 37.24(8.99)   37.98(8.79)  
Age groups (year)
  < 45 192(36.8) 38.45(9.46) <0.001 37.37(9.08) 3.079
 45–54 182(34.9) 35.39(8.77)   35.70(9.06)  
  ≥ 55 148(28.4) 32.69(8.59)   35.12(8.19)  
Marital status
 Married/Cohabiting 425 (81.4) 36.14 (9.24) 0.042 36.44(8.84) 0.119
 Divorced/Widowed/Other 97 (18.6) 34.03 (9.18)   34.89(8.91)  
Education
 Yes 312 (59.8) 36.94 (9.33) < 0.001 37.43(8.83) <0.001
 None 210 (40.2) 33.99 (8.89)   34.26(8.59)  
Family size (people)
 3 65(12.5) 37.59(10.62) 0.094 36.26(9.74) 0.455
 4–5 207(39.7) 36.12(9.47)   36.71(8.89)  
  ≥ 6 250(47.8) 34.96(8.64)   35.66(8.60)  
Family annual income (yuan)
  < 10,000 191(36.7) 34.78(9.12) 0.020 35.06(8.39) 0.008
 10,000–19,999 177(34.0) 35.41(8.92)   35.84(9.33)  
  ≥ 20,000 152(29.2) 37.51(9.59)   37.97(8.68)  
Spouse’s HIV status
 HIV−/death/other 382(73.2) 36.23(9.42) 0.049 36.69(9.20) 0.013
 HIV+ 140(26.8) 34.43(8.72)   34.69(7.70)  
Diagnosis time (year)
 <3 23(4.4) 36.43(12.97) 0.252 34.96(9.80) 0.553
 3–5 50(9.6) 37.97(10.38)   37.48(9.64)  
 6–8 277(53.3) 35.19(8.95)   35.83(8.92)  
  ≥ 9 170(32.7) 35.95(8.83)   36.46(8.47)  
ART condition
 On ART 484(92.7) 35.33(9.06) <0.001 35.88(8.83) 0.012
 Not on ART 38(7.3) 41.14(10.13)   39.62(8.69)