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Table 3 Quality of life measures by ethnicity, chronic care study, 2011 (N = 193)

From: Characteristics of Indigenous adults with poorly controlled diabetes in north Queensland: implications for services

  Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Overall P-value
Anxious or depressed     <0.001
No 37 (39) 18 (19) 55 (29)  
Slightly 47 (49) 75 (77) 122 (63)  
Moderately 12 (12) 4 (4) 16 (8)  
Pain     0.01
None 58 (60) 79 (81) 137 (71)  
Moderate 31 (32) 15 (16) 46 (24)  
Severe 5 (5) 3 (3) 8 (4)  
Unbearable 2 (2) 0 2 (1)  
Self-reported health status     0.008
Excellent or very good 12 (13) 30 (31) 42 (22)  
Good 50 (52) 41 (42) 91 (47)  
Fair or poor 34 (35) 26 (27) 60 (31)  
Tired     <0.001
All or most of the time 20 (21) 6 (6) 26 (13)  
Some of the time 50 (52) 38 (39) 88 (46)  
A little or none of the time 26 (27) 53 (55) 79 (41)  
  1. Anxious or depressed Q14 from the Assessment of Quality of Life Survey (AQoL); pain Q15 from AQoL survey; self-reported health status Q1 from SF-36v2 Health Survey; tired Q9i from SF-36v2.