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Table 2 Means and standard errors for social wellbeing variables over time

From: A mixed methods case study exploring the impact of membership of a multi-activity, multicentre community group on social wellbeing of older adults

Variable Baseline (n = 28) 6 months (n = 27) 12 months (n = 28) p-value
Duke social supporta 3.83 (0.2) 4.08 (0.2) 4.09 (0.2) 0.065d
DJG lonelinessb 27.95 (1.94) 26.18 (1.94) 25.17 (1.94) 0.028*
UCLA lonelinessc 5.31 (0.39) 4.64 (0.39) 4.93 (0.39) 0.023*d
  1. *significant effect of time for the indicated variable at p < 0.05
  2. All analyses are adjusted for age, employment at baseline, and mean weekly LAC attendance
  3. aDuke_UNC functional social support scale. Range 1–5. High social support = 5. p-value represents the p-value for the log-transformed variable
  4. bDe Jong Gierveld loneliness scale. Scored as a 5 item likert scale from Yes!, yes, more or less, no, No! Range = 11–55. Highest loneliness = 55.
  5. cUCLA 3-item loneliness scale. Range = 3–9. Highest loneliness = 9
  6. dp-value presented here are log-transformed variable analyses