Journal of Obesity / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Quality of Life in Yoga Experienced and Yoga Naïve Asian Indian Adults with Obesity

Table 3

Quality of life scores in yoga experienced and yoga naïve persons with obesity.

Group as a whole
Overall quality of life and subdomainsYoga ()Yoga naïve ()Cohen’s dMean differencet value value##
Mean ± SD95% CI#Mean ± SD95% CI#

Total quality of life1.5 ± 0.941.39, 1.611.1 ± 1.05@0.98, 1.220.400.404.82<0.001
Enjoying physical activities0.27 ± 0.240.24, 0.30.18 ± 0.270.15, 0.210.350.094.17<0.001
Ability to work0.34 ± 0.20.32, 0.360.26 ± 0.230.23, 0.290.370.084.46<0.001
Self-esteem0.25 ± 0.250.22, 0.280.19 ± 0.250.16, 0.220.240.062.980.003
Social satisfaction0.29 ± 0.220.27, 0.320.23 ± 0.260.2, 0.260.250.063.290.001
Sexual pleasure0.15 ± 0.30.12, 0.180.13 ± 0.280.1, 0.160.070.020.870.384
Approach towards food0.25 ± 0.30.22, 0.280.19 ± 0.260.16, 0.220.210.062.320.021

@ at the two-tailed level, level of statistical significance between the groups was analysed using separate least squares regression. and at the two-tailed level, level of significance between the groups was analysed using separate least squares regression. #95% CI was Bonferroni adjusted for the six subdomains of quality of life scores (i.e., 99.2%); ##Bonferroni adjusted statistical significance level for the six subdomains of quality of life scores (α = 0.008). Values are group mean ± SD.

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