Table 3: HRQOL scores of patients with different severities of CLD (mean ± SD).

SF-36 DimensionNo cirrhosisCACBCCUnivariate aAnalysis of variance

PF91.7 ± 9.3c,d85.2 ± 17.8c,d72.4 ± 21.5a,b,d55.7 ± 25.9a,b,c
RP88.2 ± 13.2b,c,d73.3 ± 22.2a,c,d61.6 ± 21.5a,b,d48.7 ± 25.8a,b,c
BP88.5 ± 13.6d85.8 ± 17.4d83.5 ± 19.4d68.3 ± 25.2a,b,c
GH63.5 ± 18.5b,c,d55.1 ± 20.1a,c,d35.1 ± 16.7a,b29.0 ± 18.3a,b
VT79.0 ± 9.5b,c,d74.3 ± 13.1a,d70.8 ± 13.1a,d59.3 ± 20.1a,b,c
SF89.1 ± 14.1c,d83.1 ± 18.4c,d66.2 ± 15.8a,b,d55.2 ± 25.1a,b,c
RE92.4 ± 9.8c,d86.2 ± 15.8d84.6 ± 17.9a,d74.2 ± 26.8a,b,c
MH78.4 ± 10.6d80.1 ± 11.3d79.2 ± 12.8d67.8 ± 21.8a,b,c
PCS53.1 ± 5.9b,c,d48.7 ± 6.6a,c,d42.4 ± 7.1a,b,d 37.2 ± 8.9a,b,c
MCS53.2 ± 4.8d52.7 ± 6.5d51.8 ± 7.5d46.8 ± 7.5a,b,c

Mean age = 53.83, mean educational level = 11.19. CLD: chronic liver disease, CA: cirrhosis Class A, CB: cirrhosis Class B, CC: cirrhosis Class C, PF: physical function, RP: physical roles, BP: bodily pain, GH: general health, VT: vitality, SF: social roles, RE: emotional roles, MH: mental health, PCS: physical component summary, MCS: mental component summary, SF-36: 36-item short form. Pairwise comparisons: a versus no cirrhosis, b versus CA, c versus CB, d versus CC.