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Table 3 Health-related quality of life for different variables include in our study

From: The role of personality, social economic and prevention strategy effects on health-related quality of life among people living with HIV/AIDS

Characteristic EQ-5D-5L Physical component score Mental component score
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age (years)*
 16–18 0.978 (0.062) 53.54 (4.95) 48.13 (9.76)
 18–30 0.948 (0.104) 50.93 (6.95) 49.66 (9.20)
 30–45 0.923 (0.125) 48.05 (7.76) 48.17 (9.40)
 45–60 0.873 (0.166) 44.76 (8.78) 46.64 (9.86)
 ≥ 60 0.888 (0.146) 44.90 (9.39) 49.59 (10.13)
Race/ethnicity
 Han nationality 0.895 (0.149)* 45.97 (8.72)* 47.74 (9.64)**
 Yi nationality 0.944 (0.105) 48.90 (7.29) 49.85 (10.40)
 Zhuang nationality 0.907 (0.117) 48.63 (7.90) 46.74 (9.17)
 Other minority ethnic group 0.895 (0.168) 46.83 (8.50) 47.68 (9.89)
Marital status
 Separated/Divorced/Unmarried 0.902 (0.147) 46.24 (8.88) 48.17 (9.77)
 Married/Cohabitating 0.899 (0.146) 47.17 (8.04) 47.29 (9.61)
Education level
 < 9 years 0.905 (0.149) 46.71 (8.54) 48.02 (9.63)
 ≥ 9 years 0.890 (0.139) 46.41 (8.59) 47.25 (9.92)
Occupation*
 Workers 0.906 (0.127) 46.72 (8.30) 46.63 (9.83)
 Staff member 0.925 (0.106) 49.49 (7.30) 46.91 (10.31)
 Farmers 0.915 (0.125) 47.37 (8.10) 48.87 (9.55)
 Migrant workers 0.927 (0.098) 48.50 (8.02) 50.03 (9.46)
 Self-employed 0.882 (0.190) 45.60 (8.76) 47.06 (9.61)
 Unemployed 0.836 (0.192) 42.18 (9.35) 45.00 (9.22)
Household income per year (CNY)*
 < 5000 0.883 (0.149) 45.41 (8.18) 45.46 (9.59)
 5000–10 000 0.879 (0.157) 45.29 (9.16) 46.73 (9.50)
 10 000–50 000 0.930 (0.132) 48.53 (8.03) 50.52 (9.39)
 ≥ 50 000 0.952 (0.067) 50.36 (6.65) 50.78 (8.46)
HIV status known by others*
 No one knowing 0.930 (0.126) 48.71 (7.47) 49.52 (9.21)
 Partially 0.914 (0.121) 47.30 (8.26) 47.97 (9.44)
 All 0.796 (0.197) 40.01 (8.43) 43.01 (9.81)
 Not clear 0.880 (0.168) 44.87 (9.11) 47.61 (10.82)
Initial infectious status
 HIV status 0.908 (0.132)** 47.06 (8.48)* 48.06 (9.62)*
 AIDS status 0.890 (0.168) 45.59 (8.58) 47.22 (9.81)
 Unclear 0.736 (0.256) 45.59 (10.40) 46.23 (12.34)
Transmission model*
 Heterosexual transmission 0.917 (0.132) 47.899 (7.85) 48.82 (9.57)
 Homosexual transmission 0.931 (0.107) 48.34 (7.77) 48.86 (9.89)
 Intravenous drug use 0.845 (0.162) 41.80 (8.98) 44.25 (9.00)
 Mother-to-infant 0.932 (0.162) 40.95 (9.86) 44.03 (10.26)
 Unclear 0.790 (0.238) 40.95 (9.86) 44.03 (10.26)
Duration of antiretroviral therapy*
 ≤ 1 year 0.925 (0.124) 47.63 (8.36) 49.24 (9.41)
 1–2 years 0.926 (0.094) 47.592 (8.62) 48.58 (9.35)
 2–4 years 0.927 (0.110) 48.52 (7.81) 49.91 (9.62)
 ≥ 4 years 0.883 (0.164) 45.74 (6.98) 46.13 (5.75)
 Not yet    
The most recent CD4 counts
 ≥ 500 cells/μl 0.902 (0.152)* 47.12 (8.38)* 47.44 (9.83)
 350–500 cells/μl 0.909 (0.129) 46.40 (8.22) 48.25 (9.78)
 200–350 cells/μl 0.904 (0.130) 46.71 (8.71) 48.02 (9.43)
 < 200 cells/μl 0.891 (0.158) 44.80 (9.35) 48.44 (9.51)
 Unclear 0.774 (0.216) 43.77 (9.89) 46.92 (9.60)
  1. *P < 0.001, **P < 0.05. EQ-5D-5L EuroQol five dimensions questionnaire