Table 4

Health status at six weeks by gender, adjusted for age

MenWomenDifference (unadjusted) male to femaleDifference (adjusted for age)
DomainNMeanSDNMeanSDMean diffCIpMean diffCIp
SF36—physical functioning16661.123.15452.824.88.41.1 to 15.60.0247.1−0.1 to 14.20.052
SF36—role limitations−physical14914.629.44916.330.9−1.7−11.4 to 7.90.724−1.3−11.1 to 8.40.788
SF36—bodily pain16666.725.55465.025.21.7−6.1 to 9.60.6672.1−5.8 to 10.00.593
SF36—general health perceptions16356.621.25452.621.14.0−2.5 to 10.60.2244.3−2.3 to 10.90.200
SF36—vitality16244.620.65435.519.79.12.8 to 15.40.0059.53.1 to 15.80.004
SF36—social functioning16645.124.65548.125.0−3.0−10.6 to 4.60.441−2.7−10.4 to 4.90.482
SF36—role limitations−emotional14843.544.14745.445.8−1.9−16.6 to 12.80.797−0.9−15.6 to 13.90.905
SF36—mental health16566.621.45463.019.83.5−3.0 to 10.00.2854.8−1.6 to 11.20.143
EQ5−D single index16368.923.95565.720.43.3−3.8 to 10.40.3654.0−3.1 to 11.20.263