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Table 3 Quality of life in the respondents aged 18 years or older in China

From: Male and Female Adult Population Health Status in China: A Cross-Sectional National Survey

Quality of life Total
N (% of 139831)
Male
N (% of 69748)
Female
N (% of 70083)
Problem about washing or dressing yourself in the last 30 days    
   No problem 131927 (94.4) 66277 (95.0) 65650 (93.7)
   Mild problem 5193 (3.6) 2216 (3.1) 2977 (4.2)
   Moderate problem 1666 (1.2) 734 (1.1) 932 (1.3)
   Severe problem 777 (0.6) 389 (0.6) 388 (0.6)
   Extremely severe problem 268 (0.2) 132 (0.2) 136 (0.2)
Problem about usual activities such as work, or housework in the last 30 days    
   No problem 126403 (90.4) 64061 (91.9) 62342 (89.0)
   Mild problem 8876 (6.3) 3621 (5.2) 5255 (7.5)
   Moderate problem 2723 (2.0) 1186 (1.7) 1537 (2.2)
   Severe problem 1362 (1.0) 644 (0.9) 718 (1.0)
   Extremely severe problem 467 (0. 3) 236 (0.3) 231 (0.3)
Level of pain and physical discomfort in the last 30 days    
   No pain or physical discomfort 117701 (84.2) 60364 (86.6) 57337 (81.8)
   Mild pain or physical discomfort 16228 (11.6) 6835 (9.7) 9393 (13.4)
   Moderate pain or physical discomfort 4373 (3.1) 1847 (2.7) 2526 (3.6)
   Severe pain or physical discomfort 1274 (0.9) 580 (0.8) 694 (1.0)
   Extremely severe pain or physical discomfort 255 (0.2) 122 (0.2) 133 (0.2)
Problem about concentration or memory in the last 30 days    
   No problem 120534 (86.2) 61433 (88.1) 59101 (84.3)
   Mild problem 14232 (10.2) 6173 (8.8) 8059 (11.5)
   Moderate problem 3765 (2.7) 1553 (2.2) 2212 (3.2)
   Severe problem 1027 (0.7) 467 (0.7) 560 (0.8)
   Extremely severe problem 273 (0.2) 122 (0.2) 151 (0.2)
Problem of recognizing a familiar person in 20 meter or more away (with glasses for people wearing glasses)    
   No problem 124449 (89.0) 63157 (90.6) 61292 (87.5)
   Mild problem 9895 (7.1) 4354 (6.1) 5541 (7.9)
   Moderate problem 3772 (2.7) 1503 (2.2) 2269 (3.2)
   Severe problem 1316 (0.9) 558 (0.8) 758 (1.1)
   Extreme problem 399 (0.3) 176 (0.3) 223 (0.3)
Problem about emotional discomfort due to restlessness in the last 30 days    
   No problem 120632 (86.3) 61542 (88.2) 59090 (84.3)
   Mild problem 15504 (11.1) 6680 (9.6) 8824 (12.6)
   Moderate problem 2938 (2.1) 1185 (1.7) 1753 (2.5)
   Severe problem 586 (0.4) 258 (0.4) 328 (0.5)
   Extremely severe problem 171 (0.1) 83 (0.1) 88 (0.1)
Anxiety or depression in the last 30 days    
   No anxiety or depression 122612 (87.7) 62263 (89.3) 60349 (86.1)
   Mild anxiety or depression 13230 (9.4) 5786 (8.3) 7444 (10.6)
   Moderate anxiety or depression 3040 (2.2) 1271 (1.8) 1769 (2.5)
   Severe anxiety or depression 764 (0.6) 349 (0.5) 415 (0.6)
   Extremely severe anxiety or depression 185 (0.1) 79 (0.1) 106 (0.2)
Presence of mild, moderate, severe or extremely severe problem on any one of seven items above* 41756 (29.9) 18753 (26.9) 23003 (32.8)
  1. * Note: P value < 0.001 for males versus females after adjustment for age, marital status, education, urban/rural residence and geographic region.