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Table 1 Characteristics of survey respondents and description of HRQoL scores

From: Does treatment adherence correlates with health related quality of life? findings from a cross sectional study

Description N (%) Mean EQ-5D Score Std Deviation Mean EQ-VAS Score Std Deviation
Age (39.02 6.596)      
18-27 48 (12.5) 0.5913 0.18401 66.81 5.652
28-37 186 (48.3) 0.5007 0.25706 64.68 5.862
38-47 128 (33.2) 0.4104 0.31491 59.87 7.160
>48 23 (6.0) 0.2576 0.28444 63.97 6.621
Gende r      
Male 265 (68.8) 0.4677 0.28194 64.03 6.466
Female 120 (31.2) 0.4669 0.29107 63.84 6.978
Education      
Illiterate 9 (2.3) 0.2543 0.33554 59.44 6.521
Religious 62 (16.1) 0.3005 0.34637 60.63 6.744
Primary 7 (1.8) 0.5583 0.18048 63.57 2.992
Matric 51 (13.2) 0.4371 0.28744 64.59 7.245
Intermediate 51 (13.2) 0.5231 0.25906 65.06 5.774
BA/BSc 154 (40.0) 0.5293 0.23171 64.84 6.130
Masters 51 (13.2) 0.4835 0.28105 64.59 7.119
Occupation      
Jobless 97 (25.2) 0.4337 0.29882 63.24 7.077
Government official 78 (20.3) 0.4796 0.27688 64.44 7.011
Private Job 134 (34.8) 0.5295 0.23761 65.16 5.503
Businessman 76 (19.7) 0.3886 0.32602 62.36 7.080
Income      
Nil 97 (25.2) 0.4337 0.29882 63.24 7.077
< Pk Rs 5000 2 (0.5) 0.4210 0.33234 65.00 7.071
5000-10000 22 (5.7) 0.5628 0.19853 65.68 6.549
10000-15000 104 (27.0) 0.5231 0.23856 65.25 5.841
> 15000 160 (41.6) 0.4392 0.30643 63.34 6.735
Locality      
Urban 289 (75.1) 0.5113 0.25466 64.97 6.156
Rural 96 (24.9) 0.3356 0.32713 60.98 7.089
Duration of disease (3.010.939)      
Less than 1year 26 (6.8) 0.5885 0.18203 67.04 4.976
1-3years 89 (23.1) 0.5158 0.25582 65.33 6.335
3-5years 124 (32.2) 0.4738 0.26777 64.35 6.106
> 5years 146 (37.9) 0.4110 0.31733 62.28 7.074
Total Sample 385 0.4674 0.28444 63.97 6.621
  1. The mean HRQoL score was 46.7428.44 with VAS score 63.976.621 indicting poor status of life in our study respondents