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Health-related quality of life of patients with chronic systolic heart failure in Spain: results of the VIDA-IC study.

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dc.contributor.author Comín Colet, Josep
dc.contributor.author Anguita, Manuel
dc.contributor.author Formiga, Francesc
dc.contributor.author Almenar, Luis
dc.contributor.author Crespo-Leiro, María G.
dc.contributor.author Manzano, Luis
dc.contributor.author Muñiz, Javier
dc.contributor.author Chaves, José
dc.contributor.author de Frutos, Trinidad
dc.contributor.author Enjuanes Grau, Cristina
dc.contributor.author VIDA-IC (Quality of Life and Heart Failure in Spain: Current Situation) multicenter study researchers
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-05T11:20:21Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Comín-Colet J, Anguita M, Formiga F, Almenar L, Crespo-Leiro MG, Manzano L. et al. Health-related quality of life of patients with chronic systolic heart failure in Spain: results of the VIDA-IC study. Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed). 2016 Mar;69(3):256-71. doi: 10.1016/j.rec.2015.07.030
dc.identifier.issn 1885-5857
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/26248
dc.description.abstract Although heart failure negatively affects the health-related quality of life of Spanish patients there is little information on the clinical factors associated with this issue. METHODS: Cross-sectional multicenter study of health-related quality of life. A specific questionnaire (Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire) and a generic questionnaire (EuroQoL-5D) were administered to 1037 consecutive outpatients with systolic heart failure. RESULTS: Most patients with poor quality of life had a worse prognosis and increased severity of heart failure. Mobility was more limited and rates of pain/discomfort and anxiety/depression were higher in the study patients than in the general population and patients with other chronic conditions. The scores on both questionnaires were very highly correlated (Pearson r =0.815; P < .001). Multivariable linear regression showed that being older (standardized β=-0.2; P=.03), female (standardized β=-10.3; P < .001), having worse functional class (standardized β=-20.4; P < .001), a higher Charlson comorbidity index (standardized β=-1.2; P=.005), and recent hospitalization for heart failure (standardized β=6.28; P=.006) were independent predictors of worse health-related quality of life. CONCLUSIONS: Patients with heart failure have worse quality of life than the general Spanish population and patients with other chronic diseases. Female sex, being older, comorbidity, advanced symptoms, and recent hospitalization are determinant factors in health-related quality of life in these patients.
dc.description.sponsorship Pfizer S.L.U. promoted and funded the VIDA-IC study
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.rights © Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rec.2015.07.030
dc.subject.other Qualitat de vida
dc.subject.other Insuficiència cardíaca -- Pacients -- Enquestes
dc.title Health-related quality of life of patients with chronic systolic heart failure in Spain: results of the VIDA-IC study.
dc.title.alternative Calidad de vida relacionada con la salud de los pacientes con insuficiencia cardiaca cro´nica sisto´lica en Espan˜a: resultados del estudio VIDA-IC
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rec.2015.07.030
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dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion
dc.embargo.liftdate 2017-03-31
dc.date.embargoEnd info:eu-repo/date/embargoEnd/2017-03-31


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