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Table 1 Demographic variables for ICU patients and non-ICU patients

From: Health related quality of life in trauma patients. Data from a one-year follow up study compared with the general population

Demographic variables ICU patients Non-ICU patients  
  n = 103 %/CI n = 139 %/CI p
Age, mean and 95% CIa 42.5 39.3-45.8 42.1 39.7-44.5 0.835
Gender, male 72 71.8 86 61.9 0.105
Level of education      
Primary/secondary/high school 66 65.3 70 52.2 0.044
College or university 35 34.7 64 47.8  
Living status      
Married/cohabitant, yes 59 57.3 84 60.4 0.622
Caring for children, yes 24 23.8 49 36.6 0.036
Occupational status      
In work, student or retired pre injury 86 83.5 120 86.3 0.540
Out of work pre injury 17 16.5 19 13.7  
Total score IESb, mean and 95% CI 20.4 16.7-24.0 21.3 18.4-24.3 0.677
HADSc anxiety, mean and 95% CI 5.0 4.1-5.9 6.0 5.2-6.9 0.093
HADSd depression, mean and 95% CI 4.0 3.2-4.8 4.0 3.4-4.7 0.985
  1. a CI: confidence interval, b IES: Impact of event scale, baseline cHADS: Hospital anxiety and depression scale, baseline