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Table 5 Patients presenting limitations in EuroQoL 5d

From: Degree of dyspnoea at admission and discharge in patients with heart failure and respiratory diseases

  Total
N=258
Heart Failure
N=190
Respiratory Disease
N=68
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Mobility 146 (56.6) 118 (62.1) 28 (41.2) 0.004
Self-care 96 (37.2) 73 (38.4) 23 (33.8) 0.55
Usual activities 160 (62.0) 119 (62.6) 41 (60.3) 0.88
Pain/discomfort 105 (40.7) 82 (43.2) 23 (33.8) 0.25
Anxiety/depression 114 (44.2) 86 (45.3) 28 (41.2) 0.62
Visual analogic scale 59.9±1.3 57.9±1.6 65.6±1.0 0.006
EuroQoL Index 0.63±0.02 0.60±0.03 0.73±0.04 0.01
  1. Data are shown as number of patients and mean±standard deviation for Visual analogic scale and EuroQoL Index. Categorical variables are contrasted using the χ2 test and Fisher’s exact test. Comparisons for Visual analogic scale and EuroQoL Index are made using the t test
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