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Table 4 Health-related quality of life scores at baseline

From: Baseline characteristics of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis treated with teriparatide in a real-world setting in Latin America: a subregional analysis from the Asia and Latin America Fracture Observational Study (ALAFOS)

CharacteristicColombia
(N = 277)
Brazil
(N = 130)
Mexico
(N = 83)
Argentina
(N = 56)
All Patients Latin America Subregion (N = 546)
EQ-5D-5 L-VAS scorea
Median (Q1, Q3)70.0 (50.0, 80.0)65.0 (50.0, 80.0)60.0 (45.0, 75.0)70.0 (60.0, 80.0)70.0 (50.0, 80.0)
Mean (SD)67.0 (20.5)62.6 (22.2)59.2 (21.4)70.5 (16.7)65.2 (20.9)
EQ-5D-5 L severe/extreme problemsb, n (%)
Mobility24 (8.7%)13 (10.0%)3 (3.6%)3 (5.4%)43 (7.9%)
Self-care17 (6.2%)4 (3.1%)3 (3.6%)0 (0.0%)24 (4.4%)
Usual activities35 (12.7%)10 (7.7%)4 (4.8%)3 (5.4%)52 (9.5%)
Pain/discomfort47 (17.1%)22 (16.9%)13 (15.7%)6 (10.7%)88 (16.2%)
Anxiety/depression34 (12.3%)15 (11.5%)3 (3.6%)2 (3.6%)54 (9.9%)
EQ-5D-5 L – Utility Total Score, median (Q1, Q3)0.65 (0.50, 0.78)0.64 (0.52, 0.74)0.65 (0.60, 0.77)0.71 (0.59, 0.80)0.65 (0.53, 0.77)
Back Pain Numeric Rating Scalec
Worst pain in the last 24 h
Median (Q1, Q3)3.0 (0.0, 7.0)5.0 (3.0, 8.0)7.0 (3.0, 8.0)5.0 (0.0, 7.0)5.0 (0.0, 8.0)
Mean (SD)3.6 (3.4)5.1 (3.3)5.5 (3.3)4.2 (3.4)4.3 (3.4)
Average pain in the last 24 h
Median (Q1, Q3)3.0 (0.0, 6.0)5.0 (2.0, 7.0)3.0 (2.0, 5.0)3.0 (0.0, 7.0)4.0 (0.0, 6.0)
Mean (SD)3.4 (3.3)4.7 (3.0)3.4 (2.5)3.6 (3.0)3.7 (3.1)
  1. N = total number of patients; n = number of patients with valid (non-missing or unknown) values; Q1 = first quartile; Q3 = third quartile; VAS=Visual Analog Scale
  2. aA 100-mm visual analog scale was used to indicate perceived overall health status (0 = the worst health you can imagine; 100 = the best health you can imagine)
  3. bFor the “mobility,” “self-care,” and “usual activities” domains, extreme problems refers to inability to move, inability to take care of self and inability to perform usual activities, respectively
  4. cBack pain was self-assessed by patients on a rating scale of 0 to 10 (0 = no back pain; 10 = worst possible back pain)
  5. Note: Percentages are calculated using n, the number of valid (not missing or unknown) responses for each item