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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of the QUALEFFO-41 and EQ-5D questionnaires

From: Validation of the osteoporosis quality of life questionnaire QUALEFFO-41 for the Serbian population

Questionnaire domain Mean (SD) Missing values inside domain (%) Floor (%) Ceiling (%)
Controls Cases Controls Cases Controls Cases Controls Cases
QUALEFFO-41         
Pain 40.78 (32.58) 55.20* (26.22) 13 (5.20) 9 (3.60) 2.00 6.00 30.00 8.00
Physical function 23.65 (18.64) 42.56** (22.26) 10 (1.18) 14 (1.65) 4.00 4.00 10.00 2.00
Social function 52.15 (23.16) 67.70** (23.47) 10 (1.18) 77 (22.00) 8.00 6.00 2.00 2.00
General health perception 64.08 (19.69) 74.33* (21.68) 2 (1.33) 1 (0.67) 16.00 24.00 2.00 2.00
Mental function 28.40 (14.59) 38.10* (15.66) 4 (0.89) 8 (1.78) 2.00 2.00 2.00 4.00
Total QUALEFFO-41 score 35.71 (16.73) 51.86* (19.00)       
EQ-5D         
HSV 0.58 (0.20) 0.46* (0.28) 10 (4.00) 10 (4.00)     
VAS scale 50.46 (23.21) 48.60 (21.54) 4 (8.00) 2 (4.00)     
  1. *P<0.05, **P<0.001, ANCOVA
  2. SD, Standard Deviation
  3. QUALEFFO-41, Quality of Life Questionnaire of the European Foundation for Osteoporosis
  4. EQ-5D, EuroQol Group Questionnaire
  5. HSV, Health State Value
  6. VAS, Visual Analogue Scale