Table 4: Mean quality of life scores on the SF 36 domains according to the physical activity level.

 

SF 36 domains

Insufficient PAL

Moderate or vigorous PAL

pa

Functional capacity

33.8 24.6

57.2 24.9

0.007

Role physical

27.3 42.2

52.6 47.0

0.086

Bodily pain

47.9 31.2

59.5 28.8

0.194

General health

51.2 21.9

46.4 24.4

0.513

Vitality

60.0 22.9

60.0 20.7

0.827

Social functioning

66.5 31.7

72.2 33.9

0.523

Role emotional

69.7 44.7

80.7 30.1

0.692

Mental health

69.8 18.3

69.6 18.4

0.978

 

PAL: physical activity level; ap: Mann-Whitney U-test.