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Table 5 Evaluation of the percentage of drop out in association with age, logistic EuroSCORE and preoperative QoL - EQ-5D and EQ-VAS

From: Is quality of life post cardiac surgery overestimated?

  Total Drop out Complete p-value
N = 1675 N = 372 (%) N = 1303 (%)
Age (years)     0.001
<62 499 89 (17,8) 410 (82.2)  
≥ 62 and ≤73 676 136 (20.1) 540 (79.9)  
>73 500 147 (29.4) 353 (70.6)  
EuroSCORE     0.001
< 1.8 500 63 (12.6) 437 (87.4)  
≥ 1.8 and ≤4.6 681 145 (21.3) 536 (78.7)  
>4.6 494 164 (33.2) 330 (66.8)  
EQ-VAS     0.003
<50 311 86 (27.7) 225 (72.3)  
≥ 50 and ≤75 787 182 (23.1) 605 (76.9)  
>75 577 104 (18.0) 473 (82.0)  
EQ-5D     0.001
<0.72 480 141 (29.4) 339 (70.6)  
≥ 0.72 and ≤0.84 549 111 (20.2) 438 (79.8)  
>0.84 646 120 (18.6) 526 (81.4)