Skip to main content

Table 2 Distribution of frequency response for each dimension of EQ-5D-3L

From: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a population at risk of type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study in two Latin American cities

Dimensions Total Gender City
Female Male Barranquilla Bogota D.C
n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI n (%) 95% CI
Mobility
I have no problems walking about 889 (78.3) 75.8–80.6 674 (77.7) 74.9–80.4 215 (80.2) 75.0–84.8 538 (91.7) 89.1–93.6 351 (64.1) 60.0–68.0*
I have some problems walking about 244 (21.5) 19.2–24.0 192 (22.2) 19.5–25.0 52 (19.4) 14.8–24.7 49 (8.3) 6.4–10.9 195 (35.6) 31.7–39.7*
I am confined to bed 2 (0.2) 0.05–0.60 1 (0.1) 0.02–0.7 1 (0.4) 0.01–2.1 0 (0) 2 (0.4) 0.1–1.3
Self-care
I have no problems with self-care 1112 (98.0) 97.0–98.7 847 (97.7) 96.5–98.5 265 (98.9) 96.8–99.8 584 (99.5) 98.5–99.8 528 (96.3) 94.4–97.6*
I have some problems washing or dressing myself 21 (1.8) 1.2–2.8 19 (2.2) 1.4–3.4 2 (0.7) 0.09–2.7 3 (0.5) 0.2–1.5 18 (3.3) 2.1–5.1*
I am unable to wash or dress myself 2 (0.2) 0.05–0.60 1 (0.1) 0.02–0.7 1 (0.4) 0.01–2.1 0 (0) 2 (0.4) 0.1–1.3
Usual activities
I have no problems with performing my usual activities 964 (84.9) 82.7–86.9 729 (84.1) 82.0–86.4 235 (87.7) 83.1–91.4 566 (96.4) 94.6–97.7 398 (72.6) 68.8–76.2*
I have some problems with performing my usual activities 169 (14.9) 12.9–17.1 137 (15.8) 13.5–18.4 32 (11.9) 8.3–16.4 21 (3.6) 2.4–5.4 148 (27.0) 23.5–30.9*
I am unable to perform my usual activities 2 (0.2) 0.05–0.64 1 (0.1) 0.02–0.65 1 (0.4) 0.01–2.1 0 (0) 2 (0.4) 0.1–1.3
Pain/discomfort
I have no pain or discomfort 445 (39.2) 36.4–42.1 315 (36.3) 33.2–39.6 130 (48.5) 42.4–54.7 * 260 (44.3) 40.3–48.3 185 (33.8) 29.9–37.8*
I have moderate pain or discomfort 612 (53.9) 51.0–56.8 487 (56.2) 52.9–59.4 125 (46.6) 40.6–52.8 * 323 (55.0) 51.0–59.0 289 (52.7) 48.6–56.9
I have extreme pain or discomfort 78 (6.9) 5.5–8.5 65 (7.5) 5.9–9.4 13 (4.9) 2.6–8.2 5 (0.7) 0.3–1.7 74 (13.5) 10.9–16.6*
Anxiety/depression
I am not anxious or depressed 785 (69.2) 66.4–71.8 577 (66.6) 63.3–69.6 208 (77.6) 72.1–82.5 * 523 (89.1) 86.3–91.4 262 (47.8) 43.7–52.0*
I am moderately anxious or depressed 301 (26.5) 24.0–29.2 248 (28.6) 25.7–31.7 53 (19.8) 15.2–25.1 * 59 (10.1) 7.9–12.8 242 (44.2) 40.1–48.3*
I am extremely anxious or depressed 49 (4.3) 3.3–5.7 42 (4.8) 3.6–6.5 7 (2.6) 1.1–5.3 5 (0.9) 0.4–2.0 44 (8.0) 6.0–10.6*
  1. *Difference is statistically significant at the 0.05 level