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Table 3 Data regarding Health Related Quality of Life - SF 36, (Means ± SD) collected at baseline and at the subsequent visit at 15 months

From: Effectiveness of motivational interviewing and physical activity on prescription on leisure exercise time in subjects suffering from mild to moderate hypertension

  Baseline 15 months p-value
SF-36 HRQoL    
   Physical functioning 78.1 ± 19.2 81.8 ± 18.3 0.17
   Role physical 64.5 ± 43.2 82.3 ± 43.2 0.04*
   Bodily pain 61.0 ± 25.5 69.0 ± 27.2 0.02*
   General health 65.3 ± 20.0 68.4 ± 19.8 0.15
   Vitality 54.4 ± 23.5 63.4 ± 23.9 0.02*
   Social functioning 82.3 ± 22.1 83.9 ± 21.0 0.63
   Role emotional 68.8 ± 44.7 82.8 ± 34.3 0.61
   Mental health 77.5 ± 16.5 78.7 ± 19.0 0.85
  1. *p < 0.05.
  2. The measures were tested with a dependent sample t-test. An increase in the different values indicates an improvement.