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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of patients in the study

From: Logistic feasibility of health related quality of life measurement in clinical practice: results of a prospective study in a large population of chronic liver patients

  Respondents
(n = 327)
Non-respondents
(n = 260)
P
Gender (n, %)    
   Women 144 (44) 108 (76) 0.46
   Men 183 (56) 135 (42)  
Age (mean, range) 48.1 (20–81) 47.4 (18–80) 0.70
Diagnosis (n, %)    
   Hepatitis B 47 (14) 43 0.00
   Hepatitis C 47 (14) 54  
   Cholestatic liver disease 33 (10) 31  
   Pre-transplantation 18 (6) 1  
   Post-transplantation 110 (34) 52  
   Auto-immune hepatitis 23 (7) 16  
   Other 49 (15) 47  
Disease Severity (n,%)    
   No cirrhosis 206 (63) 153 (63) 0.95
   Compensated cirrhosis 87 (27) 63 (26)  
   Decompensated cirrhosis 34 (10) 28 (11)  
Nationality (n, %)    
   Dutch 270 (83) 207 (85) 0.54
   Moroccan 5 (2) 2 (1)  
   Turkish 7 (2) 7 (3)  
   Surinam 10 (3) 4 (2)  
   Europe other 6 (2) 4 (2)  
   World other 25 (7) 20 (7)  
   Unknown 4 (1) 0 (0)  
  1. Differences were assessed by means of Chi-square tests (except for age: t-test)