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Table 3 QoL outcomes - EQ-5D questionnaire

From: Ureteric stent versus percutaneous nephrostomy for acute ureteral obstruction - clinical outcome and quality of life: a bi-center prospective study

  At discharge after urgent drainage At definitive stone treatment
DJS PCN p value DJS PCN p value
Q1 Mobility 16.60% 34.50% 0.102 25.80% 18.20% 0.51
Q2 Self-care 7.10% 37.90% 0.004 9.70% 9.10% 0.944
Q3 Usual activities 19% 57.70% 0.005 38.70% 28.60% 0.39
Q4 Pain/discomfort 47.60% 53.60% 0.632 67.70% 42.90% 0.082
Q5 Anxiety/depression 35.70% 20.70% 0.199 19.40% 0% 0.012
“Health state” score 72.6 ± 22 68.6 ± 20 0.44 68.6 ± 25 83.2 ± 12.1 0.016
  1. In bold - statistically significant result
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