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Table 5 IWQOL-Lite 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 Women Men p-value
Domain n Mean(SD) n Mean(SD) n Mean(SD)  
Physical Function 194 41.9 (20.7) 158 42.2 (20.1) 36 40.7 (23.6) 0.705
Self Esteem** 194 30.4 (26.4) 158 27.3 (24.3) 36 44.1 (30.9) 0.004
Sexual Life* 181 51.8 (32.1) 148 49.2 (31.9) 33 63.6 (30.6) 0.019
Public Distress 193 44.1 (25.2) 157 42.5 (24.7) 36 51.5 (26.2) 0.051
Work 185 61.0 (24.7) 153 60.3 (25.3) 32 64.8 (21.6) 0.341
Total score* 193 43.2 (18.7) 157 42.0 (17.7) 36 48.7 (21.9) 0.049
  1. *p < 0.05 between men and women. **p < .01 between men and women