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Table 3 Relationship between quality of life and socio-demographic and job related characteristics*

From: Stress, health and quality of life of female migrant domestic workers in Singapore: a cross-sectional study

WHOQoL-Bréf, mean (sd) Characteristics p-value ANOVA
  Age   
  <30 30–39 40–49 50+   
Overall QoL (2 missing) 3.5 (0.9) 3.9 (0.5) 3.9 (0.8) 4.3 (0.7)   <0.001
Satisfaction with health (3 missing) 3.9 (1.0) 4.0 (0.7) 4.1 (0.6) 3.9 (1.3)   0.621
I Physical health (5 missing) 65.8 (13.1) 67.1 (12.0) 70.8 (10.1) 72.2 (9.7)   0.152
II Psychological health (4 missing) 62.4 (13.7) 68.4 (9.7) 71.9 (11.4) 78.2 (11.9)   <0.001
III Social relationships (13 missing) 59.4 (13.7) 62.9 (14.0) 69.4 (14.0) 66.7 (21.6)   0.017
IV Environment (5 missing) 61.2 (17.1) 65.6 (13.5) 70.3 (13.5) 79.2 (7.8)   0.001
  Country of origin   
  The Philippines Indonesia Myanmar/ Sri Lanka    
Overall QoL 3.7 (0.7) 4.0 (0.7) 3.3 (0.9)    0.002
Satisfaction with health (1 missing) 3.9 (0.7) 4.3 (0.7) 3.3 (1.3)    <0.001
IPhysical health (3 missing) 67.2 (12.7) 68.2 (10.3) 68.6 (14.6)    0.843
II Psychological health (2 missing) 68.4 (11.3) 68.4 (11.9) 57.9 (16.8)    0.027
III Social relationships (11 missing) 62.1 (14.3) 66.0 (13.9) 62.5 (22.3)    0.248
IV Environment (3 missing) 63.9 (14.5) 70.5 (12.5) 59.7 (25.6)    0.006
  Working experience (years)   
  ≤2 2–6 6–10 10–20 >20  
Overall QoL (5 missing) 3.6 (0.8) 3.5 (0.8) 4.0 (0.4) 4.0 (0.6) 4.4 (0.9) <0.001
Satisfaction with health (6 missing) 3.8 (0.9) 3.9 (0.9) 4.2 (0.6) 4.0 (0.8) 4.4 (0.6) 0.257
I Physical health (8 missing) 65.7 (13.9) 66.7 (12.5) 67.9 (10.6) 68.7 (11.4) 76.4 (4.07) 0.405
II Psychological health (7 missing) 64.8 (11.4) 65.4 (11.5) 69.2 (11.8) 70.6 (11.7) 78.3 (18.0) 0.028
III Social relationships (16 missing) 57.5 (14.4) 62.9 (14.3) 64.1 (13.9) 66.0 (14.7) 81.7 (9.1) 0.012
IV Environment (8 missing) 58.4 (17.7) 63.5 (14.1) 69.1 (12.5) 70.1 (14.5) 83.7 (8.7) <0.001
  1. *Only significant associations are reported, p < 0.05
  2. This table describes the relationship between quality of life and socio-demographic and job related characteristics among study participants