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Table 2 Health-related quality of life (measured by EQ-5D) by number of hours caring per week

From: Informal carers’ health-related quality of life and patient experience in primary care: evidence from 195,364 carers in England responding to a national survey

Caring commitment (hours/week) Unadjusted mean EQ-5D (95 %CI) Adjusteda mean EQ-5D (95 %CI)
 0 0.81 (0.81–0.81) 0.81 (0.81–0.81)
 1–9 0.84 (0.84–0.84) 0.83 (0.83–0.83)
 10–19 0.80 (0.80–0.81) 0.81 (0.81–0.81)
 20–34 0.77 (0.77–0.78) 0.79 (0.78–0.79)
 35–49 0.75 (0.75–0.76) 0.77 (0.77–0.78)
 50+ 0.73 (0.72–0.73) 0.77 (0.76–0.77)
  1. a Mean EQ-5D score after adjustment for gender, age, ethnicity, and social deprivation