Table 3: SF-12 scores for respondents with and without diabetes who did and did not try to lose weight.

Tried to lose weightNo attempt to lose weight
SF-12 scoresT2DM( )No DM ( )T2DM( )No DM( )

Physical component summary (PCS), mean (SD)39.1 (12.7) 45.0 (11.8) 40.6 (12.3) 46.0 (12.0)
Mental component summary (MCS), mean (SD)48.9 (11.2) 49.8 (10.4) 50.0 (11.2) 51.2 (9.7)

for comparison of T2DM versus No DM; for comparison within T2DM of tried to lose weight versus no attempt to lose weight; for comparison within No DM of tried to lose weight versus no attempt to lose weight.