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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics, clinical conditions and participants’ preferences

From: Comparing the EQ-5D-3 L and EQ-5D-5 L: studying measurement and scores in Indonesian type 2 diabetes mellitus patients

VariablesOverall (n = 198)
n (%)
Sociodemographic characteristics
 Mean age (year) ± SD59.90 ± 11.06
Age*
 Less than 5670 (35)
 More than 56128 (65)
Sex
 Male84 (43)
 Female114 (57)
Education level
 None3 (2)
 Primary school33 (16)
 Junior high school42 (21)
 Senior high school83 (42)
 University degree37 (19)
Occupation
 Employed64 (32)
 Retired53 (27)
 Housewife80 (41)
Caregiver
 No125 (63)
 Yes73 (37)
Clinical conditions
Type of therapy
 Diet or no OAD or insulin in the R/**20 (10)
 OAD (mono and combinations)143 (72)
 Insulin (mono and OAD combinations)35 (12)
Complications and comorbidities
 None74 (38)
 Yes103 (52)
 Comorbiditiesa14 (7)
 Complications and comorbiditiesb7 (3)
Types of complications
 No74 (38)
 Microvascular18 (9)
 Macrovascular78 (40)
 Micro & macrovascular7 (3)
Number of T2DM complications
 No74 (38)
 One complication76 (39)
 Two or more27 (13)
  1. *We choose 56 years as the cut-off point because that is the pension age in Indonesia
  2. aParticipants were defined as having comorbidities if they suffered from other diseases (not T2DM complications)
  3. bParticipants were defined as having complication and comorbidities if they suffered from other diseases and T2DM complications