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Table 5 Association with QOL and problems due to ostomy

From: A cross-sectional study of quality of life in a cohort of enteral ostomy patients presenting to a tertiary care hospital in a developing country in South Asia

  N Mean Standard deviation p value
Association with sexual satisfaction and QOL
 Overall QOL score
  Yes 8 54.56 16.02692 0.566
  No 24 51.29 13.05682
 Scores on concerns of stoma
  Yes 8 2.25 0.94281 0.853
  No 24 2.1875 0.77757
 Scores on sleep  
  Yes 8 2.5417 0.94176 0.783
  No 24 2.4444 0.83212
 Scores on family and social relationships
  Yes 8 2.8571 1.00436 0.625
  No 24 2.6607 0.96322
 Scores on sexuality/body image
  Yes 8 2.625 0.82496 0.938
  No 24 2.5972 0.87906
Association with change in clothing style and QOL
 Overall QOL score
  No 19 58.3884 11.92004 0.013
  Yes 24 48.8675 11.85794
 Scores on concerns of stoma
  No 19 2.4386 0.86818 0.158
  Yes 24 2.0903 0.71893
 Scores on sleep
  No 19 2.8421 0.87749 0.033
  Yes 24 2.3056 0.71503
 Scores on family and social relationships
  No 19 3.1729 0.74775 0.005
  Yes 24 2.3988 0.90741
 Scores on sexuality/body image
  No 19 2.9123 0.87378 0.15
  Yes 24 2.5417 0.77903
Association with change in dietary habits and QOL
 Overall QOL score
  No 16 54.9544 15.16167 0.461
  Yes 27 51.9604 11.11946
 Scores on concerns of stoma
  No 16 2.4896 0.83326 0.122
  Yes 27 2.0988 0.75427
 Scores on sleep
  No 16 2.6667 1.03994 0.455
  Yes 27 2.4691 0.681
 Scores on family and social relationships
  No 16 2.75 0.98492 0.961
  Yes 27 2.7354 0.89452
 Scores on sexuality/body image
  No 16 2.6042 1.00531 0.546
  Yes 27 2.7654 0.72686