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Table 2 Quality of life in the screened birth cohort

From: Implementation of baby boomer hepatitis C screening and linking to care in gastroenterology practices: a multi-center pilot study

Question text Range a Instrument, item (domain) HCV Ab + (N = 10) HCV Ab- (N = 1,889) p All subjects
How much have you been tired or fatigued during the last 2 weeks? 1–7 CLDQ-HCV Q1 (AE) 3.60 ± 1.96 4.82 ± 1.70 0.0412 4.82 ± 1.70
How much difficulty have you had with bending, lifting, or stooping in the last 2 weeks? 1–7 CLDQ-HCV Q4 (AE) 5.10 ± 1.85 5.53 ± 1.69 0.37 5.53 ± 1.69
How often during the last 2 weeks have you felt a decreased level of energy? 1–7 CLDQ-HCV Q7 (AE) 3.80 ± 2.10 4.98 ± 1.69 0.0155 4.97 ± 1.69
How often during the last 2 weeks have you felt depressed? 1–7 CLDQ-HCV Q16 (EM) 4.40 ± 2.12 5.88 ± 1.49 0.0144 5.87 ± 1.50
How much of the time during the last 2 weeks have you had problems concentrating? 1–7 CLDQ-HCV Q18 (AE) 4.80 ± 1.75 5.70 ± 1.47 0.0471 5.70 ± 1.47
The following questions are about activities you might do during a typical day. Does your health now limit you in these activities? If so, how much?       
Vigorous activities, such as running, lifting heavy objects, participating in strenuous sports 1–3 SF-36 PF01 2.10 ± 0.99 2.13 ± 0.82 0.41 2.13 ± 0.82
Moderate activities, such as moving a table, pushing a vacuum cleaner, bowling, or playing golf 1–3 SF-36 PF02 2.20 ± 1.03 2.60 ± 0.67 0.0122 2.59 ± 0.67
Lifting or carrying groceries 1–3 SF-36 PF03 2.30 ± 0.95 2.67 ± 0.60 0.0450 2.67 ± 0.60
Climbing several flights of stairs 1–3 SF-36 PF04 2.20 ± 0.92 2.47 ± 0.72 0.29 2.47 ± 0.72
Climbing one flight of stairs 1–3 SF-36 PF05 2.20 ± 1.03 2.69 ± 0.60 0.0064 2.68 ± 0.61
Bending, kneeling, or stooping 1–3 SF-36 PF06 2.40 ± 0.84 2.47 ± 0.70 0.65 2.47 ± 0.70
Walking more than a mile 1–3 SF-36 PF07 2.20 ± 0.79 2.46 ± 0.76 0.22 2.46 ± 0.76
Walking several hundred yards 1–3 SF-36 PF08 2.10 ± 0.88 2.66 ± 0.64 0.0195 2.66 ± 0.64
Walking one hundred yards 1–3 SF-36 PF09 2.10 ± 0.99 2.73 ± 0.58 0.0063 2.72 ± 0.59
Bathing or dressing yourself 1–3 SF-36 PF10 2.60 ± 0.84 2.86 ± 0.44 0.10 2.86 ± 0.44
Please indicate how true each statement has been for you during the past 7 days.       
I feel fatigued 4–0 FACIT-F HI7 (FS) 2.10 ± 1.45 1.11 ± 1.20 0.0107 1.11 ± 1.20
I feel tired 4–0 FACIT-F An2 (FS) 2.00 ± 1.49 1.25 ± 1.16 0.15 1.25 ± 1.16
I have trouble starting things because I am tired 4–0 FACIT-F An3 (FS) 1.70 ± 1.64 0.80 ± 1.12 0.0148 0.80 ± 1.13
I have energy 0–4 FACIT-F An5 (FS) 1.80 ± 0.63 2.41 ± 1.18 0.0352 2.41 ± 1.18
I need help doing my usual activities 4–0 FACIT-F An14 (FS) 0.80 ± 0.79 0.37 ± 0.86 0.0100 0.37 ± 0.86
Average score 0–100 generic 58.9 ± 32.5 76.3 ± 21.3 0.071 76.2 ± 21.4
  1. a the range is from the worst to the best health status. Higher scores indicate better HRQOL