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Table 3 The abundance of problems (percentage) reported by the patients in terms of theire demographic and clinical characteristics

From: The quality of life of the patients with diabetes type 2 using EQ-5D-5 L in Birjand

variableMobilitySelf CareUsual ActivitiesPain / DiscomfortAnxiety / Depression
% of any problemP value% of any problemP value% of any problemP value% of any problemP value% of any problemP value
sexmale230.0019.80.00214.90.0731.1< 0.00128.7< 0.001
female42.124.223.656.553.9
Age group≤50y16.10.00512.50.313.60.00132.10.1037.50.53
51-60y40.321.828.847.943.7
>60y36.817.619.24846.4
JobEmployed18.20.0026.50.00711.80.1026< 0.00124.7< 0.001
housewife42.121.422.157.252.4
others35.924.424.44146.2
EducationIlliterate43.10.2920.70.1720.70.5453.40.2948.30.42
undergraduate3214.417.844.445.1
postgraduate32.623.623.640.438.2
ResidencyUrban33.30.1816.80.0118.70.0344.10.2441.90.02
rural47.638.138.157.166.7
treatmentOral drug31.30.0614.50.00517.60.0542.70.1343.20.69
insulin43.129.228.252.845.8
HbA1C< 724.60.0810.50.0916.10.4042.10.6243.90.97
≥736.620.22145.743.6
duration<10y28.60.00614.30.0115.30.00843.90.6241.30.27
≥10y44.125.228.246.847.7
Nephropathyyes46.40.03250.1523.60.4664.30.00153.60.09
no31.616.819.340.641.4
Retinopathyyes410.1320.50.5524.10.3350.60.2243.40.95
no31.817.518.542.943.8
Neuropathyyes62.5< 0.001250.3037.50.00968.80.00453.10.25
no3117.51842.242.5
IHDyes400.4122.90.4822.90.7147.10.6145.70.63
no32.81719.344.543.2
Diabetes related hospitalizationyes42.10.00820.70.31250.04500.1048.60.10
no27.516.315.740.639.4