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Table 2 Correlation between questions or domains of quality of life questionnaires and evaluated risk factors

From: Factors influencing quality of life in patients followed in the neurosonology laboratory for carotid stenosis

  WHO-QOL BREF EQ-5D-3 L
Q1 Q2 DOM1 DOM2 DOM3 DOM4 DOM1 DOM2 DOM3 DOM4 DOM5 Health status
Agea −0.011 −0.013 − 0.124* −0.088 − 0.066 0.099 0.127* 0.101 0.118* 0.086 0.022 −0.081
Genderb 0.249 0.074 0.938 0.607 0.020 0.974 0.050 0.064 0.043 0.301 0.015 0.055
Spouseb 0.020 0.070 0.090 0.777 0.350 0.340 0.031 0.417 0.836 0.026 0.304 0.651
Living alonec 0.002 0.108 0.014 0.507 0.154 0.045 0.066 0.799 0.262 0.014 0.040 0.344
Educationa 0.266* 0.104 0.255* 0.195* 0.129* 0.227* −0.190* −0.096 − 0.143* − 0.180* − 0.080 0.172*
Arterial hypertensionb 0.639 0.889 0.376 0.768 0.321 0.536 0.060 0.336 0.061 0.465 0.457 0.429
Diabetes mellitusb 0.642 0.052 0.106 0.912 0.108 0.351 0.102 0.052 0.253 0.098 0.228 0.006
Hyperlipidemiab 0.691 0.463 0.053 0.222 0.851 0.434 0.057 0.616 0.108 0.472 0.927 0.464
Coronary heart diseaseb 0.411 0.529 0.087 0.925 0.507 0.204 0.108 0.514 0.618 0.054 0.727 0.228
Atrial fibrillationb 0.186 0.423 0.837 0.146 0.986 0.137 0.915 0.733 0.935 0.778 0.323 0.852
Myocardial infarctionb 0.529 0.778 0.551 0.574 0.591 0.116 0.622 0.303 0.142 0.492 0.105 0.544
Other heart diseaseb 0.315 0.611 0.877 0.192 0.154 0.059 0.954 0.701 0.890 0.571 0.521 0.727
Stroke/TIAb 0.102 0.726 0.166 0.444 0.212 0.664 0.452 0.810 0.379 0.529 0.120 0.315
Carotid endarterectomyb 0.055 0.782 0.946 0.343 0.095 0.403 0.253 0.269 0.704 0.415 0.318 0.661
CABGb 0.649 0.218 0.729 0.248 0.832 0.752 0.073 0.516 0.804 0.454 0.248 0.106
Surgery for PADb 0.051 0.441 0.173 0.229 0.778 0.301 0.337 0.435 0.505 0.309 0.051 0.204
Carotid artery stentingb 0.793 0.660 0.425 0.860 0.780 0.766 0.580 0.109 0.119 0.381 0.444 0.748
Coronary artery stentingb 0.623 0.869 0.611 0.980 0.750 0.224 0.183 0.825 0.430 0.903 0.960 0.256
Smokingb 0.581 0.799 0.824 0.595 0.539 0.265 0.074 0.401 0.699 0.827 0.197 0.463
Alcohol abuseb 0.555 0.164 0.099 0.581 0.829 0.256 0.268 0.133 0.213 0.115 0.615 0.700
Body mass indexa 0.023 −0.036 −0.060 0.039 0.065 0.014 0.137* −0.061 0.025 0.050 0.038 −0.027
Systolic blood pressurea −0.117* −0.148* −0.138* −0.154* −0.112* −0.109* 0.108* 0.110* 0.108* 0.085 0.096 −0.174*
Diastolic blood pressurea −0.125* − 0.192* −0.150* − 0.159* −0.129* − 0.112* 0.112* 0.130* 0.102 0.065 0.065 −0.172*
Visual pain scalea −0.306* −0.297* − 0.637* −0.432* − 0.328* −0.377* 0.445* 0.214* 0.338* 0.556* 0.360* −0.441*
  1. Used method, value: a – Spearmann correlation, Spearman correlation coefficient (r); b – Mann-Whitney U-test, P value; c – Kruskal-Wallis test, P value; WHO-QOL BREF – World Health Organization Quality of Life short version; EQ-5D-3 L – the 3-item EuroQol-5D; TIA – transient ischemic attack; CABG – coronary artery bypass graft; PAD – peripheral artery disease; WHO-QOL: Q1 – overall perception of quality of life; Q2 – the overall perception of their health; DOM1 – physical health domain; DOM2 – psychological domain; DOM3 – social relationships domain; DOM4– environment domain; EQ-5D-3 L: DOM1 – mobility domain; DOM2 – self-care domain; DOM3– usual activities domain; DOM4 – pain/discomfort domain; DOM5– anxiety/depression domain; * - P < 0.05