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Table 2 HUI2 Mean (95%CI) Overall and Single Attribute Scores among the Total Sample of Older Home Care Clients and by Client Sex

From: Sex differences in the relative contribution of social and clinical factors to the Health Utilities Index Mark 2 measure of health-related quality of life in older home care clients

  Overalla Cognition Emotion Sensation Painb Mobilityc Self-care
Total
(n = 514)
0.49
(0.48-0.51)
0.89
(0.88-0.90)
0.85
(0.83-0.87)
0.79
(0.77-0.81)
0.77
(0.75-0.79)
0.57
(0.55-0.59)
0.43
(0.39-0.47)
Females
(n = 372)
0.48
(0.46-0.50)
0.89
(0.88-0.91)
0.85
(0.82-0.87)
0.79
(0.78-0.81)
0.75
(0.72-0.78)
0.56
(0.54-0.58)
0.43
(0.38-0.48)
Males
(n = 142)
0.52
(0.49-0.55)
0.89
(0.87-0.91)
0.86
(0.82-0.90)
0.78
(0.75-0.82)
0.82
(0.77-0.86)
0.60
(0.56-0.64)
0.44
(0.36-0.53)
  1. aSignificantly lower value for female vs. male clients, ap = 0.0367; bp = 0.0051.
  2. cClinically important difference for female vs. male clients, p = 0.0976