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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Health related quality of life and comorbidity. A descriptive analysis comparing EQ-5D dimensions of patients in the German disease management program for type 2 diabetes and patients in routine care

    Number of other chronic conditions
  Sample no 1 2 3 4 5 6 ≤
  DMP RC DMP RC DMP RC DMP RC DMP RC DMP RC DMP RC DMP RC
N 865 534 66 40 189 111 214 140 178 91 93 64 60 42 65 46
Age (mean) 70.2 70.5 72.4 68.6* 69.2 69.6 69.8 71.3 70,4 70,9 69.5 70.8 71.8 70.7 72.2 71.8
Age (SD) ±8.3 ±8.9 ±8.0 ±7.7 ±8.0 ±9.3 ±8.5 ±8.5 ±8,2 ±8,9 ±7.6 ±7.8 ±9.0 ±10.4 ±8.9 ±8.7
Female subjects (%) 53.8 53.4 53.0 55.0 55.6 47.7 57.9 58.9 51,7 59,3 47.3 50.0 56.7 40.5 44.6 56.5
Education ≤9 years (%) 70.8 72.3 76.7 81.1 75.9 75.5 75.0 79.6 74,7 85.7* 76.1 76.7 76.8 86.1 79.7 79.1
Living in partnership (%) 65.7 62.9 55.4 52.6 64.9 64.2 61.9 62.0 66,7 52.8* 63.7 63.5 52.6 61.9 64.1 51.1
BMI (mean) 30.3 30.3 29.1 30.3 29.4 30.2 30.5 29.3 30,7 30,4 31.3 30.1 31.0 33.2 30.2 31.4
BMI (SD) ±5.8 ±6.5 ±5.2 ±5.2 ±5.0 ±6.1 ±5.7 ±6.1 ±6,6 ±7,5 ±5.7 ±5.7 ±6.6 ±7.4 ±6.0 ±7.2
Hypertension (%) 71.3 72.1 ------ ------ 24.3 20.7 62.1 63.6 74,2 73,6 77.4 82.8 91.7 69.0 87.7 91.3
Osteoarthrosis (%) 57.2 56.7 ------ ------ 57.7 49.5 79.0 77.9 83,7 89,0 87.1 90.6 85.0 90.5* 89.2 95.7
Coronary heart (%) 20.9 20.4 ------ ------ 0.5 7.2* 7.0 7.1 24,2 17,6 50.5 42.2 51.7 40.5 67.7 67.4
Heart failure (%) 16.9 18.0 ------ ------ 3.7 2.7 9.3 5.7 17,4 13,2 32.3 32.8 48.3 50.0 44.6 67.4*
COPD (%) 9.9 10.9 ------ ------ 0.5 3.6* 4.2 3.6 10,7 9,9 25.8 25.0 13.3 16.7 38.5 37.0
Cancer (%) 7.6 9.0 ------ ------ 3.2 1.8 5.6 4.3 6,7 11,0 16.1 17.2 13.3 4.8 20.0 37.0
Previous heart attack (%) 7.1 8.2 ------ ------ 0.5 0.0 0.9 6.4* 8,4 8,8 18.3 10.9 11.7 19.0 29.2 26.1
Previous stroke (%) 6.0 6.6 ------ ------ 1.1 2.7 3.7 2.1 9,0 7,7 6.5 12.5 15.0 11.9 16.9 19.6
Asthma (%) 4.2 4.5 ------ ------ 0.0 0.9 1.4 1.4 7,3 2,2 4.3 4.7 11.7 26.2 13.8 10.9
  1. * P < 0.05