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Table 1 Sample characteristics at baseline

From: The performance of the EQ-5D-3L in screening for anxiety and depressive symptoms in hospital and community settings

Mean ± SD or N (%) Baseline/discharge (N = 493)
Age (years) 62.9 ± 18.6
Sex (female) 250 (51%)
Marital status  
Married/common-law 209 (42.2%)
Single/divorced/widowed 286 (57.8%)
Smoking status  
Current 118 (23.8%)
Former 218 (44.0%)
Never 159 (32.1%)
Education level  
< high school 188 (38.0%)
High school diploma 78 (15.8%)
> high school 229 (46.3%)
Employment status (retired) 243 (49.1%)
Total household income $CAD  
< 80,000 337 (68.2%)
≥ 80,000 90 (18.2%)
Living situation (prior to admission)  
Home without any support 289 (53.4%)
Home, informal caregiver 90 (18.2%)
Home, with homecare 76 (15.4%)
Home, with live-in caregiver 3 (0.6%)
Assisted living/lodge 37 (7.5%)
Ethnicity  
White 407 (82.2%)
Other 81 (16.3%)
Reason for hospitalization  
Heart failure 50 (10.1%)
Pneumonia/empyema/lung abscess 49 (9.9%)
Diabetes 26 (5.3%)
Urinary tract infection 26 (5.3%)
Venous thromboembolic disease (PE/DVT) 26 (5.3%)
Cellulitis/decubitus ulcers 16 (3.2%)
Sepsis 12 (2.4%)
ETOH or street drug intoxication/withdrawal 12 (2.4%)
Gastroenteritis/colitis 12 (2.4%)
Cancer 11 (2.2%)
Acute kidney injury 11 (2.2%)
Pancreatitis 10 (2.0%)
Other 234 (52.7%)
Number of comorbidities 4.9 ± 2.8