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Table 3 The evaluation of life quality using IWQOL-Lite questionnaire

From: Polyglycolic acid sutures embedded in abdominal acupoints for treatment of simple obesity in adults: a randomized control trial

  PASET group Control group
Before treatment After treatment p value Before treatment After treatment p value
IWQOL-Lite total 88.00 (79.50, 103.00) 98.00** (95.00, 112.50) 0.002 85.00 (71.00, 100.00) 85.00 (77.00, 101.50) 0.616
Physical function 41.00 (34.50, 51.00) 49.00** (40.00, 51.00) 0.002 45.00 (41.00, 48.00) 49.00 (39.00, 51.00) 0.323
Self-esteem 22.00 (11.00, 29.00) 29.00** (23.50, 33.00) 0.000 22.00 (8.00, 30.00) 16.00 (7.50, 32.00) 0.874
Sexual life 18.00 (13.50, 20.00) 19.00* (16.50, 20.00) 0.048 19.00 (14.00, 20.00) 20.00 (15.50, 20.00) 0.068
Public distress 21.00 (15.50, 25.00) 21.00* (17.50, 25.00) 0.015 21.00 (13.50, 25.00) 16.00 (15.00, 23.00) 0.722
Work 19.00 (11.50, 20.00) 15.00 (14.00, 18.00) 0.302 14.00 (11.00, 20.00) 14.00 (12.50, 19.00) 0.379
  1. Statistical significant difference between before and after treatment in each group (* p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01)