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Table 2 QOL and differences between patients who report and those who do not report an ADE

From: Construct and concurrent validity of a patient-reported adverse drug event questionnaire: a cross-sectional study

 

Total

Patients not reporting an ADE

Patients reporting ≥1 ADEs

P-value

Effect sized

Number of patients

135

98

37

  

Mean QOL (SD)

     

  Median general QOL score (IQR)

8.0 (6.0-8.0)

8.0 (7.0-8.0)

7.0 (6.0-8.0)

.021

−0.53

  Physical health

14.9 (2.5)

15.2 (2.4)

14.0 (2.6)

.009*

−0.50

  Psychological health

14.7 (2.4)

15.0 (2.4)

14.1 (2.5)

.064*

−0.38

  Social relationships

14.5 (2.6)

14.6 (2.7)

14.4 (2.6)

.666*

−0.07

  Environment

16.0 (2.2)

16.2 (2.2)

15.6 (2.3)

.134*

−0.27

  1. QOL = Quality of life; ADE = Adverse drug event; SD = Standard deviation; IQR = Interquartile range.
  2. † = Mann–Whitney U-test; * = T-test.