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Table 3 Pre-post comparisons of QOL items

From: The quality of life among persons with severe mental illness enrolled in an assertive community treatment program in Japan: 1-year follow-up and analyses

  Baseline 12 months later   
Subjective items Mean SD Mean SD Z P
   Housing 4.46 1.47 4.27 1.43 -0.87 .384
   Leisure activities 3.75 1.49 3.95 1.31 -0.60 .550
   Family relationships 4.45 1.94 3.76 1.62 -2.04 .042
   Social relationships 3.90 1.51 3.89 1.55 -0.03 .974
   Finances 3.93 1.55 3.70 1.46 -0.73 .468
   Safety 4.70 1.49 4.10 1.56 -1.73 .083
   Health 3.54 1.18 3.38 1.48 -0.59 .557
   Global well-being 4.09 1.64 4.03 1.66 -0.07 .945
Objective items       
   The longest residence was in communities (No. of persons (%))* 25 75.8% 32 97.0%   .004
   Frequency of family contacts 4.27 1.33 3.91 1.55 -2.05 .041
   Income† 74.4 49.4 103.6 61.9 -3.33 .001
  1. *Binomial test, one-tailed P.
  2. † df = 21