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Table 2 Between sex differences for comparisons in QOL domains and physical fitness parameters

From: Association of physical fitness with quality of life in community-dwelling older adults aged 80 and over in Poland: a cross-sectional study

Feature Women (N = 67) Men (N = 33) Student’s t-test
M SD M SD t p*
Overall QOL [score] 3.81 0.94 4.09 0.81 −1.49 0.1393
General health [score] 3.42 1.02 3.85 0.71 −2.18 0.0317
Physical domain [score] 24.27 5.62 27.24 4.6 −2.63 0.0099
Psychological domain [score] 22.84 4.55 24.73 3.67 −2.08 0.0404
Social domain [score] 11.67 1.85 11.88 1.88 −0.52 0.6024
Environmental domain [score] 31.08 4.81 33.52 4.44 −2.45 0.0162
Chair stand [n] 7.34 3.33 9.55 4.35 −2.8 0.0061
Arm curl [n] 9.78 3.94 12.97 4.83 −3.53 0.0006
Two-minute step test [n] 26.88 18.49 39.24 19.96 −3.06 0.0028
Back scratch test [cm] −22.71 17.6 −26.45 20.12 0.94 0.349
Up and go [s] 19.93 12.64 12.03 4 3.49 0.0007
Feature Women (N = 67) Men (N = 33) Mann-Whitney U test
Me Min-Max Me Min-Max z p*
Vertical jump test [cm] 0 −49–5 0 −36–8 0.43 0.6873
  1. Abbreviations N number of participants, QOL quality of life, M mean, SD standard deviation, Me median, Min minimum, Max maximum, t t-quantile, p statistical significance, z z-quantile
  2. Notes: *values in bold indicate statistical significance (p < 0.05)