Table 2: Means and standard deviations of health-related quality of life in 104 hIV-treatment-naive patients according to gender, salvador, bahia, 2017.

Health-Related Quality Life Domains and Functional Tests Male
(N=79)
Female
(N=25)
P*
Physical Functioning (PF) 51.3 ± 9.4 40.1 ± 12.3 0.001
Role Physical (RP) 46.9 ± 11.9 40.1 ± 12.5 0.016
Bodily Pain (BP) 53.8 ± 11.9 46.1 ± 13.7 0.005
General Health (GH) 49.1 ± 9.9 42.9 ± 10.5 0.008
Vitality (VT) 52.9 ± 11.5 43.8 ± 10.9 0.001
Social Functioning (SF) 45.4 ± 11.3 38.5 ± 13.5 0.012
Role Emotional (RE) 41.9 ± 13.9 36.8 ± 14.3 0.118
Mental Health (MH) 46.8 ± 11.6 32.9 ± 14.0 0.001
Physical Component Summary (PCS) 52.8 ± 9.6 45.5 ± 10.5 0.002
Mental Component Summary (MCS) 44.1 ± 12.7 35.2 ± 12.8 0.003
Grip Strength (kg)** 39.2 ± 8.8 23.9 ± 6.9 0.001
6MWD*** 429.1 ± 108.1 398.4 ± 78.2 0.192
Tiffeneau index***** 79.9 ± 15.0 85.5 ± 11.2 0.051

*Independent Samples Student-t Test ** Grip Strength (kg): Dynapenia: Based on handgrip strength <30kg (men) and <20kg (women) ***6-Minute Walk Test Distance (m) ****6-Minute Walk Test Distance (m): Iwama et al.18 equation [6MWDm = 622.461 - (1.846 x Age years) + (61.503 x Sex (men = 1; women = 0)] *****Tiffeneau index/ (FEV1/FVC x 100): Respiratory Disturbance: < 80%

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