Quality of Life in Self-sufficient Patients after Stroke

Authors: T. Fadrná 1,2;  D. Školoudík 1
Authors‘ workplace: Ústav ošetřovatelství, FZV UP v Olomouci 1;  Neurochirurgická klinika, LF OU a FN Ostrava 2
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2017; 80/113(3): 323-327
Category: Original Paper
doi: doi: 10.14735/amcsnn2017csnn.eu1


The study aimed to assess the quality of life of self-sufficient post-stroke patients compared to control group.

Material and methods:
Self-sufficient patients examined in a neurosonology laboratory for carotid stenosis, aged 50– 80 years, without stroke or severe disease during the last 12 months, without dementia or psychiatric disease including depression were included in the study after signing an Informed Consent. Patients with a history of stroke were allocated to the Group A, stroke-free patients were allocated to the control Group B. Following their enrollment into the study, all patients completed two standardized quality of life questionnaires (WHOQOLBREF, EQ-5D-3L).

Total of 504 of 584 consecutive patients complied with the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Of these, 344 patients completed all items of both quality of life questionnaires – 145 post-stroke patients (78 males, aged 70.4 ± 7.0 years), 199 control group patients (86 males, aged 68.9 ± 8.3 years). Post-stroke patients did not differ from patients in the control group in any domain of WHOQOL-BREF questionnaire – physical health (p = 0.09), psychological status (p = 0.45), social relationships (p = 0.34), environment (p = 0.45); evaluation of their quality of life (p = 0.16), present health status (p = 0.57), health status satisfaction (p = 0.44), mobility (p = 0.22), self-service (p = 0.07), activities of daily living (p = 0.23), pain (p = 0.53) and anxiety (p = 0.63).

Self-sufficient post-stroke patients did not suffer from reduced quality of life.

The authors declare they have no potential conflicts of interest concerning drugs, products, or services used in the study.

The Editorial Board declares that the manuscript met the ICMJE “uniform requirements” for biomedical papers.

Key words:
stroke – quality of life – questionnaire – health

Chinese summary - 摘要





在签署知情同意书后,研究人员在自愿充值的患者中检查了颈动脉狭窄,50-80岁,无中风或重度疾病,12个月内没有痴呆或精神病,包括抑郁症的颈动脉狭窄。患有卒中史的患者被分配到A组,无卒中患者分配给对照组B.入组后,所有患者完成了两项标准化生活质量问卷调查(WHOQOLBREF,EQ-5D-3L )。


584例患者中有504例符合纳入和排除标准。其中344名患者完成了所有生活质量问卷调查问卷 - 145例中风后患者(78例男性,70.4±7.0岁),199例对照组(86例男性,年龄68.9±8.3岁)。中风后患者与WHOQOL-BREF调查问卷的任何领域的对照组患者没有差异 - 身体健康(p = 0.09),心理状态(p = 0.45),社会关系(p = 0.34),环境(p = 0.45);生活质量(p = 0.16),健康状况(p = 0.57),健康状况满意度(p = 0.44),流动性(p = 0.22),自助服务(p = 0.07) (p = 0.23),疼痛(p = 0.53)和焦虑(p = 0.63)。




中风 - 生活质量 - 问卷调查 - 健康


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