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Table 4 Mean scores of different domains of the QoL

From: Nutritional status and its association with quality of life among people living with HIV attending public anti-retroviral therapy sites of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

Variables Categories Physical domain ± SD Psychological domain ± SD Social domain ± SD Environmental domain ± SD
Gender Male 48.8 ± 9.8 46.5 ± 10.8 43.8 ± 13. 44.5 ± 10.9
  Female 45.3 ± 8.3 41.7 ± 10.2 38.5 ± 12.3 40.2 ± 9.5
Education Illiterate 45.8 ± 9.6 45.8 ± 10.6 43.0 ± 13.4 44.5 ± 10.7
  Some education 40.6 ± 7.8 40.6 ± 10.6 36.6 ± 11.3 37.3 ± 8.2
CD4 count (cells/mm 3 ) <350 46.4 ± 10.10 43.3 ± 11.4 41.0 ± 12.9 41.6 ± 11.0
  ≥350 48.6 ± 8.5 46.2 ± 9.8 42.6 ± 13.4 44.3 ± 9.8
WHO stage I/II 46.2 ± 8.0 41 ± 8.9 39 ± 9.3 40 ± 8.2
  III/IV 48.38 ± 8.4 46 ± 10.6 43 ± 14.5 44.9 ± 11.2
BMI (Kg/m 2 ) <18.5 45.41 ± 9.4 41.5 ± 11.7 36.06 ± 12.3 38.4 ± 9.4
  ≥18.5 47.9 ± 10.6 45.4 ± 10.4 43.1 ± 13.0 43.9 ± 10.6