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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics and total EUROHIS-QOL scores in the developmental and validation samples

From: Validation of an instrument to evaluate quality of life in the aging population: WHOQOL-AGE

Variable Sample ( n) t/Chi-square p-value
Developmental (6993) Validation (2994)
≥ 50 years: n (%) 5285 (75.6) 2280 (76.2) 0.38 0.54
Female: n (%) 3978 (56.9) 1688 (56.4) 0.22 0.64
Country
 Finland 1260 (18.0) 585 (19.5) 3.70 0.16
 Poland 2760 (39.5) 1180 (39.4)
 Spain 2973 (42.5) 1229 (41.0)
Rural setting: n (%) 1879 (26.9) 789 (26.4) 0.29 0.59
Currently employed: n (%) 2521 (36.1) 1045 (34.9) 1.20 0.27
Married or in partnership: n (%) 4252 (60.8) 1771 (59.2) 2.39 0.12
Years of education, mean ± S.D. 11.47 ± 5.11 11.48 ± 5.29 -0.05 0.96
EUROHIS-QOL score, mean ± S.D. 71.20 ± 15.52 70.77 ± 15.78 1.24 0.22
  1. Unpaired t test for years of education and EUROHIS-QOL score; Chi-square test for the other variables.