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Table 5 Mean scores per quality of life item

From: Identifying profiles of service users in housing services and exploring their quality of life and care needs

Mansa item Whole sample N = 263 Class 1 n = 118 (45%) Class 2 n = 116 (44%) Class 3 n = 29 (11%) Eta squared P
Total score 4.02 4.43a 3.74b 3.44c 0.31 <.001
Life as a whole 4.60 5.30a 4.14ab 3.55b 0.21 <.001
Job (when having one) 5.60 (n = 47) 5.94a (n = 32) 4.91b (n = 11) 4.75ab (n = 4) 0.20 <.05
No job 4.37 (n = 218) 4.57 (n = 87) 4.34 (n = 106) 3.80 (n = 25) - ns
Financial situation 4.36 4.81a 3.98b 4.0ab 0.06 <.01
Amount and quality of friends 4.79 5.24a 4.54b 3.97b 0.08 <.001
Leisure activities 5.00 5.53a 4.62b 4.41b 0.11 <.001
Housing 5.16 5.48a 4.90b 4.90ab 0.04 <.05
Personal safety 5.41 5.75a 5.29b 4.52c 0.10 <.001
People with whom the individual lives 4.82 5.13a 4.49b 4.79ab 0.04 <.05
Living alone 4.89 5.22 4.63 4.73 - ns
Sex life 4.08 4.43a 3.77b 3.89ab 0.03 <.05
Relationship with family 4.79 5.13a 4.65ab 3.97b 0.05 <.01
Physical health 4.11 4.90a 3.56b 3.14b 0.18 <.001
Mental health 4.36 5.22a 3.83b 3.00c 0.24 <.001
  1. Classes with different characters (a, b, c) significantly differ on the indicated variable. p < .05; classes with similar characters do not differ from each other
  2. Interpretation Eta squared: .02 = small; .13 = medium; .26 = large