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Fig. 2 | Respiratory Research

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From: Health-related quality of life is inversely correlated with C-reactive protein and age in Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease: a cross-sectional analysis of 235 patients

Fig. 2

Results of the comparisons of SF-36 subscale or component summary scores. Displayed as least square means, based on (a) treatment status, (b) sputum smear, and (c) sputum culture after adjustment for age, sex, Charlson comorbidity index, smoking status, body mass index, and underlying pulmonary disease in patients with pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex lung diseases. Error bars represent the standard error of the mean. Comparisons were conducted between two groups using Student t-tests and among three groups using Tukey's tests. *P < 0.05, P < 0.01, P < 0.001. SF-36: 36-item short form healthy survey; PF, physical functioning; RP, role physical; BP, bodily pain; SF, social functioning; GH, general health; VT, vitality; RE, role-emotional; MH, mental health; PCS, physical component summary; MCS, mental component summary; RCS, role/social component summary

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