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Table 5 Domains chosen by participants at each time point

From: Validation of an individualised quality of life measure in older day hospital patients

  Baseline (n = 75) Visit 2 (n = 72) Visit 3 (n = 63) Total (%) (n = 210)
Walking 36 38 23 97 (46%)
Independence 18 17 21 56 (27%)
Hobbies/interests 18 11 9 38 (18%)
Social life 15 11 11 37 (18%)
Sleep 16 13 6 35 (17%)
Shopping 12 12 11 35 (17%)
Climbing stairs 12 9 8 29 (14%)
Housework 9 10 7 26 (12%)
Getting outdoors 9 4 7 20 (10%)
Tiredness 6 9 3 18 (9%)
Pain/health 5 2 2 9 (4%)
Family 4 2 1 7 (3%)
Reading/writing 1 2 1 4 (2%)
Mood 3 0 1 4 (2%)
Looking after grandchildren 1 1 1 3 (1%)
Dizziness/headaches 1 0 2 3 (1%)
Unable to drive car 1 1 0 2 (1%)
Fear of falling 0 0 1 1 (0.5%)
War years 1 0 0 1 (0.5%)
Loneliness 1 0 0 1 (0.5%)
Rehousing (problem neighbour) 1 0 0 1 (0.5%)
Waterworks 0 1 0 1 (0.5%)
Sitting about 0 1 0 1 (0.5%)