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Table 7 Quality of life MVA

From: A case-control study of musculoskeletal impairment: association with socio-economic status, time use and quality of life in post-conflict Myanmar

   General QoL Rating General Health Physical Health Psychological Health
   Average Score (95% CI) Average Score (95% CI) Average Score (95% CI) Average Score (95% CI)
Age Group 18–49 57.6 (53.7–61.6) 64.7 (59.7–69.7) 37.7 (35.3–40.0) 56.0 (52.9–59.0)
50+ 63.1 (58.2–67.9) 69.2 (62.9–75.5) 38.9 (35.1–42.6) 53.7 (49.2–58.1)
p for trend 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.5
Work Yes 61.2 (56.2–66.2) 73.3 (67.3–79.4) 36.9 (34.3–39.5) 59.5 (55.7–63.3)
No 58.9 (55.0–62.8) 63.2 (58.4–68.1) 40.9 (38.4–43.5) 53.1 (50.1–56.2)
p for trend 0.6 < 0.05 0.1 < 0.05
Proportion of day spent resting (no activity) Lowest 62.2 (56.8–67.6) 66.5 (59.8–73.2) 36.9 (34.1–39.7) 57.6 (53.9–61.2)
Middle 57.1 (51.3–62.9) 68.0 (61.5–74.5) 39.3 (35.6–43.1) 53.5 (49.9–57.1)
Highest 59.4 (54.3–64.6) 64.6 (56.9–72.2) 39.3 (35.8–42.8) 55.7 (50.9–60.5)
p for trend 0.5 0.8 0.2 0.5
Proportion of day spent in productive activities Lowest 58.4 (53.6–61.2) 67.3 (61.5–73.2) 39.1 (36.1–42.1) 56.1 (52.5–59.8)
Middle 55.8 (58.7–69.5) 62.5 (54.5–70.5) 36.8 (32.2–41.3) 50.0 (46.4–53.6)
Highest 61.1 (58.7–69.5) 67.4 (60.2–75.1) 38.8 (35.9–41.6) 58.8 (54.8–62.9)
p for trend 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.4
Physical Functioning Score Lowest 52.7 (43.7–61.8) 60.0 (45.3–74.7) 36.5 (31.2–41.9) 51.9 (41.2–62.4)
Middle 59.2 (54.9–63.5) 64.0 (58.1–69.9) 38.6 (35.9–41.2) 55.5 (52.2–58.8)
Highest 61.7 (56.6–66.9) 70.4 (64.7–76.1) 38.0 (34.4–41.5) 55.3 (51.4–59.5)
p for trend 0.1 0.06 0.8 0.4
PCAa Tertile Lowest 57.4 (52.1–62.6) 65.2 (59.3–71.1) 37.9 (34.9–40.9) 54.3 (49.9–58.8)
Middle 60.6 (55.1–66.2) 67.7 (61.0–74.5) 39.1 (36.5–41.8) 57.4 (53.7–61.0)
Highest 62.0 (56.7–67.3) 66.7 (58.0–75.3) 37.4 (32.4–42.5) 54.0 (49.5–58.5)
p for trend 0.19 0.7 0.5 0.7
PCEb Quartile Q1 (Lowest) 49.6 (42.3–56.9) 65.2 (56.5–74.0) 36.0 (31.8–40.3) 48.7 (44.4–52.9)
Q2 64.6 (58.4–70.8) 68.5 (60.8–76.1) 35.0 (31.0–39.0) 55.2 (49.3–61.1)
Q3 61.9 (56.5–67.4) 60.0 (52.7–67.3) 39.0 (35.7–42.1) 55.6 (50.7–60.6)
Q4 (Highest) 60.7 (55.2–66.3) 72.6 (64.3–80.8) 42.1 (37.3–46.8) 59.8 (55.6–64.0)
p for trend < 0.05 0.5 < 0.05 < 0.01
PCIc Quartile Q1 (Lowest) 57.1 (52.1–62.2) 61.9 (55.8–68.0) 37.7 (35.3–40.2) 53.4 (49.9–56.8)
Q2 60.8 (54.1–67.4) 66.2 (58.3–74.0) 36.0 (30.9–41.1) 54.7 (47.7–61.7)
Q3 56.5 (49.9–63.0) 64.7 (52.9–76.5) 37.8 (33.4–42.2) 57.1 (51.4–62.7)
Q4 (Highest) 65.5 (58.1–72.8) 76.4 (68.3–84.4) 41.6 (36.2–47.1) 57.4 (52.4–62.5)
p for trend 0.14 < 0.05 0.3 0.09
Income Gap Yes 60.0 (56.34–63.7) 68.9 (62.3–75.4) 38.6 (36.5–40.7) 54.0 (49.0–58.9)
No 58.9 (2.9–64.7) 65.1 (60.2–70.0) 37.2 (32.8–41.5) 55.7 (52.9–58.5)
2) 0.3 0.7 0.3 0.6
Model P value < 0.001 0.14 0.2 < 0.01
Model R2 29.8% 21.6% 19.5% 30.0%
  1. aPrincipal Component Analysis; bPer Capita Expenditure; cPer Capita Income