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Table 3 Health status at baseline, 4, 8 and 12 months

From: Correlations between disease-specific and generic health status questionnaires in patients with advanced COPD: a one-year observational study

Questionnaire Domain Baseline 4 months 8 months 12 months
EQ-5D Mobilityc 1.85 (0.39) 1.83 (0.44) 1.90 (0.41) 1.97 (0.32) b
  Self-Care 1.60 (0.62) 1.67 (0.68) 1.78 (0.66) b 1.76 (0.68) b
  Usual activities 1.99 (0.60) 2.15 (0.58) b 2.14 (0.58) b 2.13 (0.70)
  Pain/discomfort 1.56 (0.64) 1.40 (0.60) b 1.55 (0.66) 1.47 (0.61)
  Anxiety/depression 1.47 (0.66) 1.35 (0.63) b 1.41 (0.62) 1.33 (0.61) b
  Index score 0.55 (0.30) 0.57 (0.31) 0.52 (0.32) 0.51 (0.31)
  VAS 64.1 (13.2) 61.7 (15.1) 61.9 (14.5) 60.6 (13.4) b
AQoL Illness 0.18 (0.16) 0.23 (0.16) b 0.24 (0.16) b 0.24 (0.17) b
  Independent living 0.63 (0.27) 0.59 (0.28) 0.54 (0.28) b 0.53 (0.29) b
  Social relationshipsc 0.85 (0.20) 0.82 (0.21) 0.81 (0.21) 0.84 (0.18)
  Physical senses 0.93 (0.09) 0.94 (0.08) 0.93 (0.09) 0.94 (0.08)
  Psychological wellbeing 0.97 (0.13) 0.90 (0.12) b 0.90 (0.14) 0.91 (0.11) b
  Total 0.50 (0.27) 0.48 (0.26) 0.44 (0.26) b 0.45 (0.24) b
SF-36 Physical Functioning 22.3 (20.8) 19.9 (20.0) 21.6 (20.2) 20.3 (21.4)
  Role-physicalc 38.4 (43.2) 37.8 (45.0) 48.8 (46.8) 41.9 (46.9)
  Bodily pain 72.8 (28.3) 75.2 (29.0) 72.0 (30.4) 76.5 (28.9)
  General health 30.1 (19.2) 27.6 (18.2) 28.5 (16.7) 28.2 (19.9)
  Vitality 51.3 (19.1) 53.9 (17.9) 53.4 (17.0) 52.7 (18.3)
  Social functioning 67.0 (25.7) 67.6 (26.7) 62.7 (28.6) 63.2 (28.7)
  Role-emotionalc 63.6 (44.8) 67.8 (42.9) 67.1 (45.0) 70.2 (43.7)
  Mental health 69.7 (19.3) 70.6 (19.7) 69.4 (18.6) 69.4 (17.6)
  PCS 22.9 (9.2) 21.8 (9.6) 23.4 (10.5) 22.6 (10.4)
  MCS 47.7 (14.4) 49.5 (14.6) 47. 6 (14.4) 48.5 (13.2)
SGRQa Symptoms 59.3 (22.9) 56.4 (20.9) 57.2 (19.4) 58.2 (18.2)
  Activity 73.6 (21.3) 77.1 (18.2) 74.1 (22.1) 76.8 (19.7)
  Impact 43.6 (17.7) 43.6 (16.0) 42.3 (17.0) 43.3 (17.5)
  Total 55.3 (16.0) 55.9 (14.5) 54.3 (16.2) 56.3 (15.2)
  1. Values expressed in points as mean (standard deviation [SD]). Bold printed numbers show significant (p ≤0.05) results. Abbreviations: please see legend Table2. a n = 84; b p = ≤0.05 vs. baseline; c non parametric statistic tests were used because of skewed data.