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Table 2 The HRQoL among different population group

From: Inequalities in health-related quality of life and the contribution from socioeconomic status: evidence from Tibet, China

VariablesTotal sample (N = 816)Female (N = 426)Male (N = 390)
Eq-5d indexVASEq-5d indexVASEq-5d indexVAS
Mean/SDt-testaMean/SDt-testaMean/SDMean/SDMean/SDMean/SD
Socioeconomic Status
 Low0.67/0.207.27***62.41/20.087.28***0.66/0.1962.16/19.320.67/0.2162.77/21.20
 High0.77/0.16 72.94/18.18 0.76/0.1672.31/17.890.77/0.1773.58/18.46
Educational Level
 Illiteracy0.68/0.1812.97***63.57/19.3413.43***0.68/0.1863.51/18.890.68/0.1963.66/19.99
 Elementary and above0.83/0.12 80.61/13.83 0.84/0.1081.84/11.410.82/0.1479.71/15.33
Poor housing conditions
 Yes0.71/0.196.16***66.92/19.776.38***0.71/0.1866.41/19.440.72/0.1967.53/20.18
 No0.79/0.15 75.86/16.95 0.78/0.1575.03/16.310.80/0.1576.61/17.53
Income-based group
 Quintile1 (poor)0.72/0.193.07**67.80/19.743.11**0.71/0.1867.10/19.040.73/0.1968.61/20.53
 Quintile2 (rich)0.76/0.17 72.00/18.71 0.75/0.1771.03/18.690.76/0.1773.00/18.72
  1. *P < 0.05,**P < 0.01,***P < 0.001
  2. a The t test was employed to examine whether there was a significant difference in the mean between the two groups of a variable
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