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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants with cirrhosis

From: Frequency of poor quality of life and predictors of health related quality of life in cirrhosis at a tertiary care hospital Pakistan

Variables Number of participants (%)
Mean age of participants ( ±SD) 49(SD ± 11 years)
Age group*  
<40 years 55(20.1%)
41-50 years 98(35.9%)
51-60 years 86(31.5%)
>60 years 34(12.5%)
Gender  
Male 155(57%)
Female 118(43%)
Occupationˆ  
Labor 66(24%)
Employee 72(26%)
House Wife 105(39%)
Retired 30(11%)
Socioeconomic!  
Low income 95(35%)
Middle income 148(54%)
High Income 30(11%)
Education Status  
Uneducated 45(17%)
Primary (5 years) 63(23%)
Secondary(10 years) 80(29%)
Higher secondary & above (>10 years) 85(31%)
  1. *Sumskiene J et al., World J Gastroenterol. 2006 Dec 28;12(48):7792–7.
  2. ˆMitraZandi et al. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2005;3:35.
  3. !Federal Bureau of Revenue website and T. Jaffar et al. 2009 Annal of Internal Medicine.