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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 RatingGeneral HealthPhysical HealthPsychological Health
  Average Score (95% CI)Average Score (95% CI)Average Score (95% CI)Average Score (95% CI)
Age Group18–4957.6 (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 trend0.30.30.70.5
WorkYes61.2 (56.2–66.2)73.3 (67.3–79.4)36.9 (34.3–39.5)59.5 (55.7–63.3)
No58.9 (55.0–62.8)63.2 (58.4–68.1)40.9 (38.4–43.5)53.1 (50.1–56.2)
p for trend0.6< 0.050.1< 0.05
Proportion of day spent resting (no activity)Lowest62.2 (56.8–67.6)66.5 (59.8–73.2)36.9 (34.1–39.7)57.6 (53.9–61.2)
Middle57.1 (51.3–62.9)68.0 (61.5–74.5)39.3 (35.6–43.1)53.5 (49.9–57.1)
Highest59.4 (54.3–64.6)64.6 (56.9–72.2)39.3 (35.8–42.8)55.7 (50.9–60.5)
p for trend0.50.80.20.5
Proportion of day spent in productive activitiesLowest58.4 (53.6–61.2)67.3 (61.5–73.2)39.1 (36.1–42.1)56.1 (52.5–59.8)
Middle55.8 (58.7–69.5)62.5 (54.5–70.5)36.8 (32.2–41.3)50.0 (46.4–53.6)
Highest61.1 (58.7–69.5)67.4 (60.2–75.1)38.8 (35.9–41.6)58.8 (54.8–62.9)
p for trend1.01.00.80.4
Physical Functioning ScoreLowest52.7 (43.7–61.8)60.0 (45.3–74.7)36.5 (31.2–41.9)51.9 (41.2–62.4)
Middle59.2 (54.9–63.5)64.0 (58.1–69.9)38.6 (35.9–41.2)55.5 (52.2–58.8)
Highest61.7 (56.6–66.9)70.4 (64.7–76.1)38.0 (34.4–41.5)55.3 (51.4–59.5)
p for trend0.10.060.80.4
PCAa TertileLowest57.4 (52.1–62.6)65.2 (59.3–71.1)37.9 (34.9–40.9)54.3 (49.9–58.8)
Middle60.6 (55.1–66.2)67.7 (61.0–74.5)39.1 (36.5–41.8)57.4 (53.7–61.0)
Highest62.0 (56.7–67.3)66.7 (58.0–75.3)37.4 (32.4–42.5)54.0 (49.5–58.5)
p for trend0.190.70.50.7
PCEb QuartileQ1 (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)
Q264.6 (58.4–70.8)68.5 (60.8–76.1)35.0 (31.0–39.0)55.2 (49.3–61.1)
Q361.9 (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< 0.050.5< 0.05< 0.01
PCIc QuartileQ1 (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)
Q260.8 (54.1–67.4)66.2 (58.3–74.0)36.0 (30.9–41.1)54.7 (47.7–61.7)
Q356.5 (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 trend0.14< 0.050.30.09
Income GapYes60.0 (56.34–63.7)68.9 (62.3–75.4)38.6 (36.5–40.7)54.0 (49.0–58.9)
No58.9 (2.9–64.7)65.1 (60.2–70.0)37.2 (32.8–41.5)55.7 (52.9–58.5)
2)0.30.70.30.6
Model P value< 0.0010.140.2< 0.01
Model R229.8%21.6%19.5%30.0%
  1. aPrincipal Component Analysis; bPer Capita Expenditure; cPer Capita Income