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Table 5 Health-related Quality of Life (QOLRAD) in all patients and in patients with normal or reduced productivity

From: Impact of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease on work productivity despite therapy with proton pump inhibitors in Germany

QOLRAD dimension Working patients No reduced productivity Reduced productivity Difference P value
  total (WPS) (WPS)   
  N = 249 N = 97 N = 152   
Emotional distress 5.34 (1.47) 5.85 (1.39) 5.01 (1.44) 0.84 < 0.001
Food/drink problems 5.17 (1.32) 5.52 (1.37) 4.95 (1.24) 0.58 < 0.01
Physical/social functioning 5.87 (106) 6.29 (0.99) 5.60 (1.01) 0.68 < 0.001
Sleep disturbance 525 (1.48) 5.72 (1.46) 4.95 (1.41) 0.77 < 0.001
Vitality 5.17 (1.47) 5.67 (1.45) 4.84 (1.38) 0.83 < 0.001