Table 3: Perceived quality of life in the different samples of persons with previous lifetime maniacal/hypomanic episodes (positivity at the MDQ).

Sardinians in
Argentina (22)
AIFA
Sardinian sub-sample (9)
Aifa
Total sample
(103)
Comparison with Sardinians Anova 1 way df 1,29,30 Comparison with total sample
Anova 1 way df 1,123,124
SF-12 Means ±
standard deviation
31.85±6.38 34.10±6.70 34.07±6.21 F=0.141
P=0.246
F=2.295
P=0.132
Weight attributable (“attributable burden”) to disorder in lowering the quality of life 6.48±1.82 4.28±1.90 4.33±2.0 F=20.28
P<0.0001
F=1677,0
P<0.0001

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