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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of respondents

From: Quality of life profile of general Vietnamese population using EQ-5D-5L

Characteristics Female Male Total
n % n % n %
Total 964 61.5 603 38.5 1567 100.0
Age groups
 15–24 195 20.2 135 22.4 330 21.1
 25–34 317 32.9 202 33.5 519 33.1
 35–44 195 20.2 119 19.7 314 20.0
 45–54 139 14.4 76 12.6 215 13.7
 55–64 78 8.1 51 8.5 129 8.2
 65+ 40 4.2 20 3.3 60 3.8
Marital status
 Single 266 27.7 244 40.5 510 32.6
 Live with spouse/partner 677 70.4 347 57.6 1024 65.5
 Divorce/Separate/Widow 19 2.0 11 1.8 30 1.9
Education
 Secondary school or less 125 13.0 78 13.0 203 13.0
 High school 301 31.3 194 32.4 495 31.7
 Undergraduate 517 53.7 302 50.5 819 52.5
 Postgraduate 19 2.0 24 4.0 43 2.8
Occupation
 Student 161 16.7 100 16.6 261 16.7
 Blue-collar 127 13.2 147 24.4 274 17.5
 White-collar 315 32.7 175 29.1 490 31.3
 Retired 64 6.7 50 8.3 114 7.3
 Housework 197 20.5 13 2.2 210 13.4
 Unemployed 13 1.4 19 3.2 32 2.0
 Others (freelancers, farmers, etc.) 86 8.9 98 16.3 184 11.8
Living locations
 Rural 121 12.6 98 16.3 219 14.0
 Urban 843 87.5 505 83.8 1348 86.0
Having acute symptoms in the past 4 weeks
 Yes 28 2.9 8 1.3 36 2.3
 No 936 97.1 592 98.7 1528 97.7
Having chronic diseases in the past 3 months
 Yes 63 6.5 36 6.0 99 6.3
 No 901 93.5 564 94.0 1465 93.7
Number of health issues
 0 878 91.1 558 92.7 1437 91.7
 1 78 8.1 42 7.0 120 7.7
 2 8 0.8 2 0.3 10 0.6
Using health services in the past 12 months
 Yes 173 18.0 131 21.7 304 19.4
 No 791 82.1 472 78.3 1263 80.6