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Table 2 Mean domain scores between subject groups, and by gender

From: Assessment of quality of life in HAART-treated HIV-positive subjects with body fat redistribution in Rwanda

‡ Domains HIV+noBFR HIV+BFR p HIV+noBFR (men) HIV+noBFR (women) p HIV+BFR (men) HIV+BFR (women) p
Number 50 50   20 30   20 30  
Physical 18.3 (6.4) 17.2 (3.1) 0.352 17.9 (6.5) 18.6 (6.3) 0.876 17.4 (4.1) 16.9 (2.0) 0.653
Psychological 17.1 (5.8) 11.0 (2.4) <.001 16.9 (5.6) 17.3 (5.9) 0.674 13.7 (1.9) 8.3 (2.9) <.001
Independence 17.3 (6.7) 17.6 (5.1) 0.879 17.6 (6.6) 16.9 (6.8) 0.569 17.3 (6.1) 17.9 (4.1) 0.893
Social relationships 17.8 (5.1) 9.0 (3.2) <.0001 17.9 (5.2) 17.6 (5.0) 0.898 11.1 (4.1) 6.9 (2.3) <.001
*HIV HAART-specific 17.6 (5.7) 4.7 (4.2) <.0001 17.9 (5.9) 17.3 (5.4) 0.672 6.3 (3.6) 3.1 (4.8) <.001
† Overall aquality of life 15.7 (5.3) 15.5 (4.8) 0.889 15.6 (4.9) 15.8 (5.6) 0.935 15.8 (4.7) 15.2 (4.9) 0.598
  1. Data expressed as median (interquartile range); ‡ Domain scores range from 4 to 20 and equals to the sum of facets divided by the number in each domain multiplied by 4; *Specific domain of quality of life for HAART-treated HIV patients; † other domains include overall rating of quality of life, satisfaction with general health, and looking forward with hope to a better future.