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Table 1 HUI Mark 2 (HUI3) Classification System. (See FAQ 9)

From: The Health Utilities Index (HUI®): concepts, measurement properties and applications

ATTRIBUTE LEVEL DESCRIPTION
SENSATION 1 Able to see, hear, and speak normally for age.
  2 Requires equipment to see or hear or speak.
  3 Sees, hears, or speaks with limitations even with equipment.
  4 Blind, deaf, or mute.
MOBILITY 1 Able to walk, bend, lift, jump, and run normally for age.
  2 Walks, bends, lifts, jumps, or runs with some limitations but does not require help.
  3 Requires mechanical equipment (such as canes, crutches, braces, or wheelchair) to walk or get around independently
  4 Requires the help of another person to walk or get around and requires mechanical equipment as well.
  5 Unable to control or use arms and legs.
EMOTION 1 Generally happy and free from worry.
  2 Occasionally fretful, angry, irritable, anxious, depressed, or suffering night terrors
  3 Often fretful, angry, irritable, anxious, depressed, or suffering night terrors
  4 Almost always fretful, angry, irritable, anxious, depressed.
  5 Extremely fretful, angry, irritable, anxious, or depressed usually requiring hospitalization or psychiatric institutional care.
COGNITION 1 Learns and remembers school work normally for age.
  2 Learns and remembers school work more slowly than classmates as judged by parents and/or teachers.
  3 Learns and remembers very slowly and usually requires special educational assistance.
  4 Unable to learn and remember.
SELF-CARE 1 Eats, bathes, dresses, and uses the toilet normally for age.
  2 Eats, bathes, dresses, or uses the toilet independently with difficulty.
  3 Requires mechanical equipment to eat, bathe, dress, or use the toilet independently.
  4 Requires the help of another person to eat, bathe, dress, or use the toilet.
PAIN 1 Free of pain and discomfort.
  2 Occasional pain. Discomfort relieved by non-prescription drugs or self-control activity without disruption of normal activities.
  3 Frequent pain. Discomfort relieved by oral medicines with occasional disruption of normal activities.
  4 Frequent pain; frequent disruption of normal activities. Discomfort requires prescription narcotics for relief.
  5 Severe pain. Pain not relieved by drugs and constantly disrupts normal activities.
FERTILITY 1 Able to have children with a fertile spouse.
  2 Difficulty in having children with a fertile spouse.
  3 Unable to have children with a fertile spouse.