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Table 3 Outcome Measures by Groups over Time

From: Does life story work improve psychosocial well-being for older adults in the community? A quasi-experimental study

Measure/Group T0 T1 T2
n M / SD Median [Range] M / SD Median [Range] M / SD Median [Range]
Life Satisfaction Scale
G1 39 12.92 / 2.667 13.00 [5–17] 13.32 / 2.420 14.00 [8–17] 14.15 / 3.432 15.00 [2–18]
G2 18 10.31 / 3.385 10.00 [3–15] 9.78 / 3.671 10.00 [3–15] 10.28 / 4.800 12.00 [2–16]
Rosenberg’s Self-Esteem Scale
G1 39 7.79 / 1.460 8.00 [5–10] 8.04 / 1.680 9.00 [4–10] 8.97 / 1.308 9.00 [4–10]
G2 18 5.67 / 2.223 5.50 [1–9] 5.83 / 3.073 6.50 [0–10] 6.22 / 3.209 7.50 [0–9]
General Health Questionnaire-30
G1 39 20.32 / 6.298 18.00 [9–39] 22.34 / 6.389 22.00 [11–40] 19.08 / 4.492 19.00 [9–35]
G2 18 26.61 / 8.624 24.50 [12–45] 23.17 / 6.447 23.50 [13–35] 26.22 / 6.744 26.00 [14–38]
  1. G1: Participants without depressive symptom; G2: Participants with depressive symptom
  2. SD standard deviation