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Table 2 Score of the FIM and relationships between good SRH and poor SRH

From: Factors affecting the self-rated health of elderly individuals living alone: a cross-sectional study

  Overall (n = 113) Good SRH (n = 77) Poor SRH (n = 36) P value
Motor tasks (7–91) 83.1 ± 8.1 (86, 60–91) 84.0 ± 7.8 (87, 61–91) 81.2 ± 8.3 (83.5, 60–91) 0.03 (*)
 Eating (1–7) 6.8 ± 0.5 (7, 5–7) 6.8 ± 0.5 (7, 5–7) 6.8 ± 0.5 (7, 5–7) 1.00
 Grooming (1–7) 6.7 ± 0.7 (7, 2–7) 6.8 ± 0.4 (7, 6–7) 6.5 ± 1.0 (7, 2–7) 0.1
 Bathing (1–7) 6.3 ± 1.1 (7, 2–7) 6.4 ± 1.0 (7, 2–7) 6.0 ± 1.3 (6, 3–7) 0.06
 Upper body dressing (1–7) 6.6 ± 0.7 (7, 4–7) 6.6 ± 0.6 (7, 5–7) 6.4 ± 0.8 (7, 4–7) 0.27
 Under body dressing (1–7) 6.6 ± 0.6 (7, 4–7) 6.6 ± 0.5 (7, 5–7) 6.4 ± 0.7 (7, 4–7) 0.16
 Toileting (1–7) 6.5 ± 0.6 (7, 4–7) 6.6 ± 0.5 (7, 5–7) 6.3 ± 0.7 (6, 4–7) 0.04 (*)
 Bladder management (1–7) 6.6 ± 0.7 (7, 3–7) 6.6 ± 0.7 (7, 3–7) 6.6 ± 0.6 (7, 3–7) 0.67
 Bowel management (1–7) 6.7 ± 0.5 (7, 4–7) 6.7 ± 0.6 (7, 3–7) 6.7 ± 0.5 (7, 5–7) 0.73
 Bed to chair transfer (1–7) 6.3 ± 0.8 (6, 3–7) 6.4 ± 0.8 (7, 3–7) 6.2 ± 0.7 (6, 3–7) 0.08
 Toilet transfer (1–7) 6.4 ± 0.7 (6, 3–7) 6.4 ± 0.7 (7, 3–7) 6.3 ± 0.5 (6, 6–7) 0.11
 Shower transfer (1–7) 6.0 ± 1.3 (6, 1–7) 6.1 ± 1.2 (6, 1–7) 5.7 ± 1.5 (6, 1–7) 0.07
 Locomotion (1–7) 6.1 ± 1.0 (6, 2–7) 6.2 ± 0.9 (6, 3–7) 5.9 ± 1.2 (6, 2–7) 0.22
 Stairs (1–7) 5.6 ± 1.3 (6, 1–7) 5.7 ± 1.3 (6, 1–7) 5.3 ± 1.5 (6, 1–7) 0.16
Cognitive tasks (5–35) 31.8 ± 4.4 (34, 10–35) 32.1 ± 3.6 (34, 22–35) 31.2 ± 5.7 (33, 10–35) 0.61
 Cognitive comprehension (1–7) 6.4 ± 1.0 (7, 2–7) 6.4 ± 0.9 (7, 3–7) 6.3 ± 1.2 (7, 2–7) 0.66
 Expression (1–7) 6.5 ± 0.9 (7, 2–7) 6.5 ± 0.7 (7, 4–7) 6.3 ± 1.2 (7, 2–7) 0.54
 Social intercourse (1–7) 6.4 ± 0.9 (7, 2–7) 6.5 ± 0.8 (7, 4–7) 6.3 ± 1.2 (7, 2–7) 0.73
 Problem solving (1–7) 6.3 ± 1.0 (7, 2–7) 6.4 ± 0.9 (7, 3–7) 6.1 ± 1.2 (6, 2–7) 0.13
 Memory (1–7) 6.3 ± 1.0 (7, 2–7) 6.3 ± 1.0 (7, 3–7) 6.3 ± 1.2 (7, 2–7) 0.91
Total scores (18–126) 114.9 ± 10.9 (118, 78–126) 116.1 ± 10.3 (120, 83–126) 112.4 ± 11.9 (115.5, 78–126) 0.07
  1. FIM scores presented as mean, standard deviation (median, minimal–maximum), and differences were examined using Mann–Whitney U test
  2. * P < 0.05