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Table 2 HIV Disability Questionnaire (HDQ) Scores (n = 941)

From: Characterizing the disability experience among adults living with HIV: a structural equation model using the HIV disability questionnaire (HDQ) within the HIV, health and rehabilitation survey

Disability Dimension Median Presence Score (IQR) Median Severity Score (IQR) Median Episodic Score (IQR) [Range; n]
Physical Symptoms and Impairments 55 (35–75) 21 (11–32) 10 (0–35) [0–100; 657]*
Cognitive Symptoms and Impairments 67 (0–100) 17 (0–33) 0 (0–33) [0–100; 866]
Mental-Emotional Symptoms and Impairments 73 (36–95) 27 (14–48) 0 (0–36) [0–100; 808]
Uncertainty 79 (57–93)* 38 (21–55)* 0 (0–21) [0–100; 811]
Difficulties Carrying out Day-to-Day Activities 33 (0–78) 11 (0–31) 0 (0–22) [0–100; 823]
Challenges to Social Inclusion 67 (33–92) 29 (12–48) 0 (0–8) [0–100; 798]
HDQ Total Score 62 (41–78) 25 (13–40) 6 (0–26) [0–99]
  1. IQR interquartile range; HDQ HIV Disability Questionnaire; HDQ scores range from 0 to 100 with higher scores indicating a greater presence, severity and episodic nature of disability; *Boldface indicates highest scores across HDQ domains for each scale; n for episodic scores specified for each HDQ domain because imputation not performed due to increased missing responses for these items