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Table 4 Difference between age, Logistic EuroSCORE risk, preoperative EQ-5D , preoperative EQ-VAS between the 372 drop outs and the 1303 patients with complete pre- and postoperative QoL information

From: Is quality of life post cardiac surgery overestimated?

Variable Drop outs Complete p-value
N = 372 N = 1303
Age 68.7 ± 11.1 (18–86) 66.1 ± 10.0 (25–93) 0.001
EuroSCORE 4.1 ± 5.4 (0.88-42.5) 3.8 ± 3.9 (0.88-51.1) 0.001
EQ-VAS 59.5 ± 20.7 (0–100) 64.3 ± 21.1 (0–100) 0.001
EQ-5D 0.65 ± 0.30 (−0.26-1.00) 0.74 ± 0.24 (−0.30-1.00) 0.001