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Table 5 Distribution of levels of perceived problem in each of the dimensions of the EQ-5D descriptive system, according to sex in older wage workers

From: Factors associated with health-related quality of life in Korean older workers

  M (n = 712) F (n = 656)
Level of perceived problem (%)
Dimension 1a 2a 3a 1a 2a 3a
Mobility 616 (86.5) 95 (13.3) 1 (0.1) 478 (72.9) 176 (26.8) 2 (0.3)
Self-care 694 (97.5) 15 (2.1) 3 (0.4) 627 (95.6) 27 (4.1) 2 (0.3)
Usual activities 679 (95.4) 32 (4.5) 1 (0.1) 578 (88.1) 74 (11.3) 4 (0.6)
Pain/discomfort 589 (82.7) 113 (15.9) 10 (1.4) 456 (69.5) 178 (27.1) 22 (3.4)
Anxiety/depression 657 (92.3) 54 (7.6) 1 (0.1) 555 (84.6) 93 (14.2) 8 (1.2)
  1. aLevel 1 implies no problem, 2 moderate problem, 3 severe problem