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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics

From: A qualitative examination of the content validity of the EQ-5D-5L in patients with type 2 diabetes

Characteristics Participants (n = 25)
Age (mean, SD) 53.5 (8.9)
Gender (n, %)  
 Male 13 (52.0 %)
 Female 12 (48.0 %)
Racial/Ethnic Background (n, %)  
 White 15 (60.0 %)
 Black/African/Caribbean 4 (16.0 %)
 Asian 3 (12.0 %)
 Mixed/Multiple Ethnic Groups 3 (12.0 %)
Marital Status (n, %)  
 Single 7 (28.0 %)
 Married 14 (56.0 %)
 Divorced 2 (8.0 %)
 Otherb 2 (8.0 %)
Employment Statusa (n, %)  
 Full-time work 11 (44.0 %)
 Part-time work 3 (12.0 %)
 Disabled 4 (16.0 %)
 Otherc 8 (32.0 %)
Education Level (n, %)  
 University/degree (BA, BSc) or postgraduate degree (MA, PhD, PGCE) 9 (36.0 %)
 No university degree 16 (64.0 %)
Current Treatment (n, %)  
 Oral only 12 (48.0 %)
 Oral and injection 8 (32.0 %)
 Diet and exercise 5 (20.0 %)
  1. aNot mutually exclusive
  2. bMarital status: Other = One participant indicated their marital status as “Live with partner,” and one reported being widowed
  3. cEmployment status: Other = Two participants reported employment status as “student,” two participants were “unemployed,” two participants were “retired,” one participant was “self-employed,” and one participant was a “homemaker/housewife”