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Table 4 Socio-demographic factor associated with EQ-5D and EQ-VAS score of patients with HIV/AIDS, TASH, Ethiopia, 2019 (n = 511)

From: Health-related quality of life of patients with HIV/AIDS at a tertiary care teaching hospital in Ethiopia

Patient characteristics EQ-5D EQ-VAS
Median [IQR] Mean rank p value Median [IQR] Mean rank p value
Gender
Male 0.96 [0.86–1] 261 0.54 85 [70,90] 252 0.65
Female 0.94 [0.87–1] 253 80 [70–95] 258
Age
18–29 0.94 [0.84–0.97] 232 0.004* 80 [60–90] 217  < 0.001*
30–39 0.96 [0.88–1] 282 85 [70–95] 284
40–49 0.94 [0.88–1] 259 85 [70–95] 271
50–59 0.94 [0.86–1] 260 80 [70–90] 250
 > 60 0.89 [0.75–0.97] 192 65 [50–85.5] 177
Marital status
Unmarried 0.96 [0.85–1] 253 0.11 80 [70–95] 251 0.26
Married 0.96 [0.88–1] 268 85 [70–95] 268
Divorced 0.94 [0.88–0.97] 250 80 [65–90] 243
Widowed 0.92 [0.86–0.97] 216 80 [60–90] 224
Education
No formal education 0.94 [0.86–0.97] 233 0.27 80 [65–90] 234 0.24
Grade(1–4) 0.94 [0.86–1] 255 80 [64.75–91.25] 245
Grade (5–8) 0.94 [0.88–1] 250   80 [70–90] 246
High school 0.94 [0.86–1] 252 80 [70–95] 262
TVET/diploma 0.96 [0.88–1] 276 85 [70–95] 280
1st degree and above 0.97 [0.89–1] 301 90 [78.75–95] 293
Occupational status
Employed 0.97 [0.88–1] 280 0.001* 85 [75–93.75] 280 0.008*
Private business 0.94 [0.88–1] 261 85 [70–90] 255
Pensioner 0.85 [0.83–93] 146 70 [45–80] 261
Student 0.94 [0.87–0.97] 228 80 [60–85] 194
Housewife 094 [0.88–1] 258 80 [70–95] 267
Others** 0.86 [0.66–0.94] 164 60 [50–95] 196
Monthly income
 < 1700 ETB 0.94 [0.85–0.99] 225 0.001* 80 [65–90] 218 0.007*
1700–5000 ETB 0.94 [0.87–0.97] 233 80 [70–90] 241
 > 5000 ETB 0.97 [0.77–0.97] 299 90 [80–96.5] 293
Smoking status
Daily 0.99 388 0.27 293 0.49
Occasionally 0.9 [0.71–1] 215 77.5 [55–92.5] 210
Not at all 0.94 [0.87–0.94] 257 80 [70–90] 257
Alcohol consumption
Never 0.94 [0.88–1] 258 0.77 80 [70–95] 260 0.63
Monthly or less 0.94 [0.86–0.97] 242 77.5 [70–90] 237
2–4 times a month 0.97 [0.8–1] 268 85 [70–90] 256
2–3 times a week 0.97 [0.88–1] 275 75 271
Disclosure status
Yes 0. 94 [0.87–1] 257 0.09 80 [70–90] 257 0.35
No 0.88 [0.67–1] 175 75 [70–90] 211
  1. TVET, Technical and Vocational Education and Training
  2. *Significant value
  3. **Others: Seasonal and unemployed