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Table 3 EQ-5D-3L scores for total sample and by sex

From: Morbidity and health-related quality of life of patients accessing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: a single-centre cross-sectional study in one province of Canada

  Mobility
n(%)
Self-Care*
n(%)
Usual Activities
n(%)
Pain/Discomfort
n(%)
Anxiety/Depression
n(%)
Total Women Men Total Women Men Total Women Men Total Women Men Total Women Men
No Problems 103 (52.8%) 89 (56.0%) 14 (38.9%) 170 (87.6%) 143 (90.5%) 27 (75.0%) 91 (46.9%) 78 (49.4%) 13 (36.1%) 64 33.0%) 49 (31.0%) 15 (41.7%) 109 (55.9%) 87 (54.7%) 22 (61.1%)
Some/
Extreme Problems
92
(47.2%)
70
(44.0%)
22
(61.1%)
24
(12.4%)
15
(9.5%)
9 (25.0%) 103
(53.1%)
80
(50.6%)
23
(63.9%)
130
(67.0%)
109
(69.0%)
21
(58.3%)
86
(44.1%)
72
(45.3%)
14 (38.9%)
p-value 0.064 0.021 0.150 0.220 0.485
Total 195 159 36 194 158 36 194 158 36 194 158 36 195 159 36
  1. *p < .05 between men and women. T-tests were performed comparing “no problems” to “problems” (some and extreme problems were combined) between men and women