Table 3

Summary of statistical tests of differences in HRQOL between Swedish population norms and patients with chronic stable angina who underwent coronary revascularisation, by angina status, sex, and age four years following revascularisation

Characteristics of patientsPhysical functioningRelief from painQuality of sleepEmotional wellbeingGeneral health perception
↑, patients have significantly better HRQOL than population norm;↓, patients have significantly worse HRQOL than population norm. ↑↑↑, ↓↓↓, p<0.001; ↑↑, ↓↓ p<0.01; ↑, ↓ p<0.05; =, p>0.05.
No angina
    Age 55–62===
    Age 63–70=↑↑↑=
    Age 71–79=↑↑=
    Age 55–62↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓
    Age 63–70↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓=↓↓↓
    Age 71–79↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓