Table 3

Perceived HRQoL and lack of participation in society among the six subgroups in 2002 (n = 13,549)
MDNW (n = 197) MDOW (n = 202) MDOB (n = 134) NMDNW (n = 8,162) NMDOW (n = 4,006) NMDOB (n = 848) p-value
% (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
HRQoL
Pain (more than a couple of days a week) 70.6 (139) 75.2 (152) 70.9 (95) 24.9 (2034) 27.0 (1082) 30.3 (257) <0.001
Low general health, SF-36 82.0 (159) 84.6 (170) 85.0 (113) 15.7 (1268) 20.9 (827) 32.7 (276) <0.001
Low mental health, GHQ-12 42.2 (81) 39.6 (78) 38.9 (51) 23.5 (1902) 18.8 (745) 22.3 (188) <0.001
Participation
No participation in society 27.9 (55) 28.7 (58) 32.8 (44) 3.5 (284) 4.1 (165) 7.1(60) <0.001

MDNW: mobility disability and underweight/normal weight. MDOW: mobility disability and overweight. MDOB: mobility disability and obesity. NMDNW: no mobility disability and underweight/normal weight. NMDOW: no mobility disability and overweight. NMDOB: no mobility disability and obesity.

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Holmgren et al. BMC Public Health 2014 14:381   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-381

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