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Table 2 Responses to EuroQol 5 dimensions

From: Does unemployment contribute to poorer health-related quality of life among Swedish adults?

  Employed (n = 686) Unemployed (n = 102)
n % n %
Mobility
 No problems (n = 736) 647 94 89 87
 Some problems (n = 52) 39 5.7 13 13
 Extreme problems (n = 0) 0 0
Self-care
 No problems (n = 782) 684 99.7 98 96
 Some problems (n = 4) 0 4 3.9
 Extreme problems (n = 2) 2 0.3 0
Usual activities
 No problems (n = 717) 639 93 78 76
 Some problems (n = 65) 46 6.7 19 19
 Extreme problems (n = 6) 1 0.1 5 4.9
Pain/discomfort
 No problems (n = 405) 359 52 46 45
 Some problems (n = 354) 310 45 44 43
 Extreme problems (n = 29) 17 2.5 12 12
Anxiety/depression
 No problems (n = 478) 446 65 32 31
 Some problems (n = 285) 231 34 54 53
 Extreme problems (n = 25) 9 1.3 16 16
  mean median SDb mean median SDb
QALY scorea 0.84 0.85 0.17 0.68 0.80 0.32
EQ-VASc (n = 771) 79.5 80 15.0 66.0 70 22.8
  1. aQuality-adjusted life years score
  2. bStandard deviation
  3. cFor EuroQol Visual Analogue Scale (EQ-VAS), 674 employed and 97 unemployed were included