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Table 2 Inpatients Qol (Q-LES-Q-SF) after discharge decision, differences of mean ratings between S/R and non-S/R-patients

From: Does experienced seclusion or restraint affect psychiatric patients’ subjective quality of life at discharge?

  S/R Mean Non-S/R    
  N (SD) N Mean (SD) t p-value*
Physical health 36 3,97 (0,84) 227 3,33 (1,07) 4.09 <0.001
Feelings 36 3,86 (0,83) 227 3,19 (1,19) 4.18 <0.001
Work 27 3,52 (1,08) 206 2,68 (1,17) 3.50 0.001
Household duties 34 3,71 (0,83) 219 2,93 (1,15) 4.75 <0.001
Social relationship 36 3,97 (0,73) 225 3,29 (1,18) 4.76 <0.001
Family relationship 35 4,11 (0,79) 221 3,62 (1,19) 3.13 0.003
Leisure activities 35 3,71 (0,96) 223 2,96 (1,13) 3.75 <0.001
Daily functioning 36 3,94 (0,86) 227 3,10 (1,12) 5.22 <0.001
Sexual drive/performance 35 3,66 (0,96) 220 2,87 (1,21) 3.36 <0.001
Economic status 36 3,14 (1,09) 226 2,59 (1,17) 2.62 0.009
Living/arrangements 29 3,72 (1,03) 167 3,44 (1,14) 1.24 0.217
Mobility 36 4,36 (0,76) 224 3,99 (0,99) 2.17 0.031
Vision 36 4,17 (0,84) 223 3,86 (1,04) 1.69 0.092
Overall wellbeing 36 3,81 (0,85) 224 3,10 (1,14) 4.37 <0.001
Medication 34 3,82 (0,93) 219 3,55 (0,98) 1.53 0.127
Overall satisfaction 36 4,00 (0,86) 225 3,20 (1,08) 4.25 <0.001
  1. *Independent sample t-test.