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Table 1 QoL Scores for students per student’s characteristics

From: Quality of Life (QoL) among medical students in Saudi Arabia: a study using the WHOQOL-BREF instrument

Variables N (%) Physical Health Psychological Health Social Relationships Environment
Mean ± SD P-value Mean ± SD P-value Mean ± SD P-value Mean ± SD P-value
Gender
 Male 308 (48.9%) 46.95 ± 14.57 0.083 64.87 ± 13.81 0.385 55.26 ± 23.95 0.678 67.48 ± 18.67 0.636
 Female 322 (51.1%) 44.98 ± 13.87 63.89 ± 14.70 56.06 ± 23.97 68.13 ± 16.09
Academic Year
 2nd Year 206 (32.7%) 44.87 ± 13.88 0.417 64.08 ± 14.57 0.885 55.95 ± 25.11 0.183 68.34 ± 17.99 0.690
 4th Year 208 (33.0%) 46.34 ± 14.60 64.26 ± 14.19 53.36 ± 23.36 66.97 ± 17.39
 Sixth Year 216 (34.3%) 46.58 ± 14.23 64.75 ± 14.11 57.63 ± 23.29 68.12 ± 16.85
GPA
 2.5 to 2.99 7 (1.1%) 46.57 ± 17.79 0.073 74.29 ± 8.34 0.013 63.29 ± 24.56 0.014 71.57 ± 19.05 0.262
 3.0 to 3.49 34 (5.4%) 47.38 ± 13.30 66.47 ± 15.22 60.35 ± 21.04 68.74 ± 18.51
 3.5 to 3.99 82 (13.0%) 47.85 ± 14.79 63.38 ± 14.14 52.01 ± 24.07 66.85 ± 16.76
 4.0 to 4.49 186 (29.5%) 43.45 ± 14.00 61.90 ± 14.14 51.78 ± 23.93 65.68 ± 17.60
 4.5 & above 321 (51.0%) 46.73 ± 14.15 65.61 ± 14.17 58.19 ± 23.88 69.11 ± 17.23