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Table 4 VAS values sorted by demographic and genetic characteristics

From: Quality of life in patients with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT)

Variable EQ VAS  
n Mean (SD) Median (p25-p75) P-value*
Sex
 Male 91 74.1 (19.8) 80 (65–85)  
 Female 96 73.2 (18.1) 80 (60–90) 0.57
Age (yr)
 18–29 18 87.5 (10.9) 90 (80–96.25)  
 30–39 38 79.7 (17.2) 85 (68.75-95)  
 40–49 36 70.8 (19.3) 77.5 (55–83.75)  
 50–59 45 69.3 (19.7) 75 (55–82.5)  
 60–69 32 68.1 (18.4) 72.5 (52.5-80) 0.001
  > 70 18 73.6 (19.3) 70 (58.75-92.5)  
HHT Type
 HHT1 66 75.7 (17.3) 80 (65–90)  
 HHT2 108 73.7 (19.6) 80 (61.25-90)  
 Smad4 1 20 20  
 No ID 12 67.1 (15.3) 65 (51.25-80) 0.13
  1. *Two-tailed independent samples Mann–Whitney U test or Kruskal-Wallis test as corresponding