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Table 1 Socio-demographics aspects

From: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) from HIV patients’ perspective: comparison of patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures among people living with hiv (PLWH) and other chronic clinical conditions

Variable HIV
(n = 89)
DM1
(n = 30)
BC
(n = 25)
AR
(n = 88)
K-S test p
Mean age, y (SD) 49 (10) 46 (12)a 54 (8) 52 (11)a D = 0.99
p = 0.282
0.011*
Disease duration, y (SD) 14 (9)a 22 (14)a,b 2 (1)a,b 7 (5)a,b D = 2.37
p < 0.001
< 0.001*
Ethnicity, %       
 Caucasian 95 100 96 98.8   
 Afro American 2 0 0 0   
 Other 3 0 4 1.2   
Complications of the disease, n (%) 36 (40) 13 (43) 12 (48) 0 (0)   < 0.001°
Polypharmacy, n (%) 32 (36) 19 (63) 10 (40) 27 (31)   0.007°
  1. Statistical test: *ANOVA, #Kruskal Wallis ANOVA, °X2-square or Fisher test
  2. n Apex letters locate differences among subgroups