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Table 2 Quality of life pretest and posttest for experimental and control groups

From: Keys to active ageing: new communication technologies and lifelong learning

Quality of life variables (CUBRECAVI)
Range of 1–4
Experimental group Control group
Pretest
n = 112
Posttest
n = 112
Pre-post Pretest
n = 72
Posttest
n = 72
Pre-post
M (SD) M (SD) Z p r M (SD) M (SD) Z p r
Subjective health 2.79 (0.65) 3.11 (0.71) −2.56 0.011* −0.241 2.46 (0.89) 2.43 (0.85) −1.00 0.317 −0.117
Objective health 3.20 (0.49) 3.42 (0.39) −2.77 0.006** −0.262 3.22 (0.52) 3.20 (0.51) −1.16 0.244 −0.136
Mental health 2.90 (0.64) 3.11 (0.50) −2.53 0.011* −0.239 2.94 (0.56) 2.87 (0.58) −1.16 0.246 −0.136
Health factor 2.97 (0.50) 3.21 (0.43) −2.69 0.007** −0.254 2.89 (0.58) 2.86 (0.56) −1.96 0.051 −0.231
Social integration factor 3.10 (0.52) 3.25 (0.55) −2.02 0.044* −0.190 3.18 (0.66) 3.16 (0.70) −0.53 0.599 −0.062
Functional skills factor 3.17 (0.89) 3.33 (0.75) −2.49 0.013* −0.235 3.23 (0.63) 3.21 (0.62) −0.28 0.777 −0.033
Leisure and activity factor 2.54 (0.41) 2.69 (0.43) −2.68 0.007** −0.253 2.36 (0.37) 2.33 (0.36) −0.51 0.610 −0.060
Environmental quality factor 2.88 (0.22) 2.94 (0.08) −2.64 0.008** −0.249 2.95 (0.10) 2.93 (0.10) −1.83 0.067 −0.215
Satisfaction with life factor 3.14 (0.77) 3.58 (0.56) −3.44 0.000*** −0.325 3.00 (0.71) 2.91 (0.69) −1.34 0.180 −0.158
  1. Wilcoxon test for related samples
  2. * p ≤ 0.05; ** p ≤ 0.01; *** p ≤ 0.001
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