Table 4

Mean scores of QOL in terms of secondary factors affecting QOL in blind survivors

Secondary Factor

QOL Score

Mean(SD)


Total

P value*

MCS

P value*

PCS

P value*


Systolic HTN

Yes

43.50(22.68)

0.018

44.00(23.00)

0.030

43.75(20.77)

0.016




No

59.49(22.41)

58.98(23.13)

60.50(23.43)


Diastolic HTN

Yes

49.82(27.20)

0.016

49.70(27.46)

0.022

51.14(26.78)

0.025




No

60.00(21.83)

59.54(22.27)

60.92(22.80)


Tinnitus

Yes

56.67(22.28)

0.005

56.55(22.92)

0.023

57.85(22.67)

0.005




No

65.34(22.53)

63.74(23.23)

66.53(22.98)


Hearing loss

Yes

55.37(21.87)

0.000

55.09(22.24)

0.000

56.80(22.53)

0.000




No

67.07(20.63)

65.91(21.88)

67.83(21.20)


Premature ejaculation

Yes

59.13(22.28)

0.000

59.02(22.90)

0.001

60.07(22.83)

0.000




No

75.94(12.21)

71.63(13.24)

77.68(12.60)


Erectile dysfunction

Yes

59.74(21.92)

0.026

59.34(22.51)

0.048

60.63(22.50)

0.021




No

71.20(20.32)

69.75(19.21)

72.85(21.07)


Hypercholesterolemia

Yes

56.06(22.31)

0.021

55.70(22.80)

0.081

57.54(23.59)

0.011




No

65.54(19.44)

63.00(19.70)

68.47(20.75)





Abnormal HDL

Yes

58.61(21.39)

0.031

57.97(21.70)

0.033

60.13(22.86)

0.030




No

71.26(16.87)

70.93(21.98)

71.33(16.59)


*t-test

Amini et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2010 10:21   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-10-21

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