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Table 2 Health-related quality of life (EuroQol) of ART-naïve and ART groups

From: Quality of life in individuals living with HIV/AIDS attending a public sector antiretroviral service in Cape Town, South Africa

  Total ART-naïve ART P value
  N (%) N (%) N (%)  
Mobility     
No problems 844 (93.5) 397 (91.3) 444 (95.5)  
Problems 59 (6.5) 38 (8.7) 21 (4.5) 0.010
Self Care     
No problems 897 (99.3) 430 (98.9) 467 (99.8) 0.084
Problems 6 (0.7) 5 (1.2) 1 (0.2)  
Usual Activities     
No problems 885 (98.2) 423 (97.5) 462 (98.7) 0.167
Problems 17 (1.9) 11 (2.5) 6 (1.3)  
Pain/Discomfort     
No problems 680 (75.3) 316 (72.6) 364 (77.8) 0.074
Problems 223 (24.7) 119 (27.3) 104 (22.2)  
Depression/Anxiety     
No problems 782 (86.6) 372 (85.5) 410 (87.6) 0.357
Problems 121 (13.4) 63 (14.5) 58 (12.4)  
VAS score, median (IQR) 80 (70–95) 80 (70–90) 90 (80–100) <0.0001