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Table 4 Demographics for ICU survivors and controls at the time of answering the questionnaire

From: Long-term health-related quality of life and burden of disease after intensive care: development of a patient-reported outcome measure

  ICU survivors
(n = 395)
Controls (n = 195) p-value Total (N)
Age, years; median (IQR) 65.0 (18) 65.0 (15) 0.56 589
Body mass index; median (IQR) 26.0 (7) 25.4 (5) 0.17 555
Smoker; n (%*) 15 (13) 15 (11) 0.01 109
Male; n (%*) 239 (61) 117 (60)   
Education; n (%*)    0.132 574
Primary school 161 (42) 64 (33)   
Secondary school 85 (22) 47 (24)   
College or University 125 (33) 73 (38)   
Other 10 (3) 9 (5)   
Employment status; n (%*)    0.000 570
Contract and self-employment, parental leave 79 (21) 86 (45)   
Sickness benefit/sick leave 88 (23) 5 (3)   
Unemployed (out of work) 2 (1) 1 (1)   
Student 2 (1) 0 (0)   
Retired 206 (55) 101 (52)   
Current form of living; n (%*)    0.00 575
Hospital 2 (1) 0 (0)   
Rehab 3 (1) 0 (0)   
Nursing home 3 (1) 0 (0)   
Residential home 13 (3) 1 (1)   
Apartment 187 (49) 53 (28)   
Detached house 176 (46) 137 (72)   
Civic status, n (%*)     
Married/partner 233 (63) 159 (84) 0.00 545
  1. * percent of responding participants