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Table 1 Test Sample Characteristics

From: Development and validation of a French patient-based health-related quality of life instrument in kidney transplant: the ReTransQoL

  Item reduction Validation phase
Socio-demographic data   
   Sex, % males 62.4 63.5
   Age, years, mean ± SD 50.7 ± 14.6 49.4 ± 12.8
   (range) (19 – 81) (20 – 71)
Living arrangement :   
   Live alone, % 18.6 20.2
   Children, % 65.9 75.5
   Patients conceived child after transplantation, % 6.5 9.7
Employment status   
   Employed, % 28.5 37.5
Unemployed :   
   Declared in chronic ill heath (health pension), % 37.4 36.4
   Retired, % 40.5 49.1
   Others, % 22.1 14.5
Return to occupation after transplantation, % 37.2 51.1