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Table 3 Association between QOL with demographic variables in study participants

From: Quality of life and its related factors in women with substance use disorders referring to substance abuse treatment centers

Variables QOL The significance level
Mean (SD) N
Age
15–25 26.88 (9.96) 37 F = 4.85
P < 0.001**
26–35 28.78 (8.94) 40
36–45 34.87 (13.51) 25
46–55 40.51 (21.87) 10
 > 55 42.46 (21.5) 8
Level of education
Illiterate 24.57 (3.71) 6 F = 3.46
P = 0.011*
Elementary education 25.61 (6.23) 29
Secondary education 32.36 (15.80) 62
Diploma 36.58 (9.72) 19
University education 42.75 (21.04) 4
Age at first use
10–15 25.66 (7.74) 70 F = 13.57
P < 0.001**
16–20 38.77 (16.31) 23
21–25 34.75 (6.79) 6
26–30 41.22 (17.18) 21
Living condition
With parent 35.02 (19.35) 7 F = 0.78
P = 0.54
With father 38.25 (29.88) 3
With mother 36.98 (8.06) 6
Lonely 29.60 (11.58) 47
With family 31.388 (13.80) 57
Job
Jobless 32.11 (14.9) 73 F = 1.72
P = 0.11
College student 26.96 (5.73) 4
Student 27.61 (4.95) 6
Worker 26.25 (7.27) 22
Farmer 32.26 (0) 1
Employee 24.4 (6.36) 3
Free job 41.1 (17.91) 8
Other 40.82 (1.39) 3
  1. **The level of significance was set at P < .01, *The level of significance was set at P < .05