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Table 7 Descriptive data for the ICU patients who died during the study period with SF-36 score 2 SD under the reference group lower level in at least one of the SF-36 eight dimensions versus those with normal SF-36 score

From: Health-related quality of life scores after intensive care are almost equal to those of the normal population: a multicenter observational study

  Patients with lower level (n = 38) Patients with normal level (n = 38) P value
Marital statea    0.490
 Married/cohabit 22 (59.5) 22 (59.5)  
 Single 12 (32.4) 9 (24.3)  
 Widow/widower 3 (8.1) 6 (16.2)  
Employment before ICUa    0.348
 Employed/leader 12 (36.4) 10 (26.3)  
 Retired 17 (51.5) 27 (71.1)  
 Other 4 (12.1) 1 (2.6)  
Sick leave before ICU 11 (28.9) 2 (85.3) 0.06
Born in Swedena 35 (92.1) 33 (89.2) 0.664
Education    
 Compulsory schoola 27 (71.1) 22 (57.9) 0.231
 High school/university 10 (26.3) 11 (29.7) 0.742
  1. Data are expressed as number (%).
  2. aNot all patients answered the question.