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Table 1 Summary of scores obtained using the self-assessed QoL questionnaire for cases and control

From: Measuring the physical and economic impact of filarial lymphoedema in Chikwawa district, Malawi: a case-control study

Category Cases Control 95% CI of difference P-value
  Mean SD Mean SD   
Overall 32.2 14.1 6.0 10.9 20.9–31.4 <0.01
Mobility 43.1 25.3 7.4 2.7 26.1–45.2 <0.01
Self-care 16.3 15.0 1.0 9.8 9.7–20.9 <0.01
Usual activities 35.9 19.8 5.8 6.6 22.9–37.4 <0.01
Psychological health 40.8 17.2 9.8 5.6 24.3–37.7 <0.01
Social participation 25.0 12.1 6.3 5.9 13.8–23.6 <0.01