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Table 1 Patients characteristic (n = 171)

From: Validation of the Vascular quality of life questionnaire – 6 for clinical use in patients with lower limb peripheral arterial disease

  N (eligible for analysis) Percent Median (range)
Age 171   
 Male   59.1% 70 (47–89)
 Female   40.9% 71 (44–89)
BMI 162   26.6 (16.4–41.2)
Smokinga 169 60.9%  
Diabetes 171 21.1%  
Impaired renal function 137   
 eGFR < 60   21.2%  
 eGFR < 45   8.8%  
Anti-hypertensive treatment 151 74.8%  
Cerebrovascular disease 171 15.8%  
Cardiovascular disease 171 39.2%  
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 171 18.1%  
Other comorbidity 171 14.6%  
Work status 168   
 Paid work   15.5%  
 Sick leave or disability pension   18.4%  
 Retired or unpaid work   66.1%  
  1. aSmoking or previous smoking within 5 years