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Table 3 Differences in health-related quality of life among carers

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

  EQ-5D-predictors among carers(unadjusted) p-value EQ-5D-predictors among carers(adjusted)a p-value
Gender     
 Male ref <0.0001 ref <0.0001
 Female 0.01 (0.00 to 0.01) 0.00 (-0.01 to 0.00)
Age group     
 18–24 0.06 (0.05 to 0.07) <0.0001 0.07 (0.06 to 0.08) <0.0001
 25–34 0.05 (0.05 to 0.06) 0.07 (0.06 to 0.07)
 35–44 0.03 (0.03 to 0.04) 0.04 (0.04 to 0.04)
 45–54 0.02 (0.01 to 0.02) 0.02 (0.01 to 0.02)
 55–64 ref ref
 65–74 −0.03 (-0.03 to -0.03) −0.02 (-0.03 to -0.02)
 75–84 −0.08 (-0.09 to -0.08) −0.06 (-0.07 to-0.06)
 85+ −0.14 (-0.15 to -0.13) −0.12 (-0.12 to -0.11)
Ethnic group     
 White ref <0.0001 ref <0.0001
 Mixed −0.01 (-0.02 to 0.01) −0.02 (-0.03 to 0.00)
 Asian 0.02 (0.01 to 0.02) 0.01 (0.01 to 0.02)
 Black 0.01 (0.00 to 0.02) 0.02 (0.01 to 0.03)
 Other ethnic group −0.02 (-0.03 to -0.01) −0.02 (-0.03 to-0.01)
Socio-economic deprivation     
 1 (Affluent) ref <0.0001 ref <0.0001
 2 −0.02 (-0.02 to -0.01) −0.01 (-0.02 to -0.01)
 3 −0.03 (-0.04 to -0.03) −0.03 (-0.03 to -0.03)
 4 −0.06 (-0.06 to -0.06) −0.06 (-0.06 to -0.06)
 5 (Deprived) −0.10 (-0.10 to -0.09) −0.10 (-0.10 to -0.09)
  1. a The results from this model are presented adjusted for level of caring commitment, age, gender, deprivation, ethnicity and general practice