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Table 4 SF-12v2 scores for total sample and by sex

From: Morbidity and health-related quality of life of patients accessing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a single-centre cross-sectional study in one province of Canada

  Overall
n = 195
Women
n = 159
Men
n = 36
p-value
Domain Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
Physical Function 37.1 (10.4) 37.3 (10.3) 36.3 (10.8) 0.618
Role Physical 39.0 (10.7) 39.6 (10.4) 36.3 (12.0) 0.095
Bodily Pain 40.9 (12.7) 40.9 (12.3) 41.0 (14.7) 0.953
General Health* 38.2 (10.6) 39.3 (10.4) 32.9 (9.8) 0.001
Vitality 43.0 (9.3) 43.5 (9.3) 41.0 (9.3) 0.158
Social Functioning 42.0 (12.1) 42.1 (12.0) 41.9 (12.3) 0.927
Role Emotional Health 44.4 (12.1) 44.2 (11.9) 45.2 (13.2) 0.645
Mental Health 47.0 (10.0) 46.6 (10.0) 48.8 (9.9) 0.229
Physical Health Component Score (PCS)* 36.4 (10.6) 37.2 (10.3) 33.3 (11.3) 0.048
Mental Health Component Score (MCS) 47.8 (10.7) 47.5 (10.9) 49.1 (9.9) 0.416
  1. *p < 0.05 between men and women