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Table 4 Comparison of quality of life between the two groups (\(\bar{x}\)  ± s, points)

From: High quality nursing based on childlike interest in children with cleft lip and palate: application assessment after operation

Items Study group (n = 31) Control group (n = 31) t value P value
Physiological function     
Before intervention 16.87 ± 1.23 16.86 ± 1.25 0.032 0.975
After intervention 26.98 ± 1.32*# 18.76 ± 1.26* 25.080 < 0.001
Role function     
Before intervention 10.92 ± 1.26 10.87 ± 1.23 0.158 0.875
After intervention 17.02 ± 1.27*# 12.14 ± 1.07* 16.361 < 0.001
Social function     
Before intervention 8.87 ± 1.02 8.83 ± 1.05 0.152 0.880
After intervention 16.82 ± 1.09*# 11.98 ± 1.01* 18.135 < 0.001
Emotional function     
Before intervention 8.76 ± 1.01 8.71 ± 0.98 0.198 0.844
After intervention 16.91 ± 1.13*# 12.34 ± 1.06* 16.423 < 0.001
  1. *P < 0.05: the comparison of the same group before treatment; #P < 0.05: the comparison of the control group after treatment