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Table 5 Normative values: WHOQOL-AGE mean estimates, standard errors (s.e.) and estimated mean scores at the main percentiles, by age group, for Finland, Poland, and Spain

From: Validation of an instrument to evaluate quality of life in the aging population: WHOQOL-AGE

Age group n Mean (s.e.) 5th 10th 25th 50th 75th 90th 95th
Finland          
18-29 114 79.50 (1.35) 56.87 62.68 72.12 81.23 88.97 93.41 97.62
30-39 128 79.89 (1.28) 61.13 63.55 72.57 80.27 88.74 95.70 98.08
40-49 235 79.03 (0.82) 56.27 63.78 72.62 79.76 87.77 94.51 96.15
50-59 439 77.02 (0.52) 56.59 62.04 70.01 78.34 85.99 92.12 94.51
60-69 482 76.83 (0.60) 54.85 61.81 70.47 77.34 85.53 92.58 95.19
70-79 266 76.80 (0.72) 58.24 62.73 70.01 77.66 83.84 90.52 93.54
80-89 163 73.18 (0.85) 56.00 61.26 68.18 74.04 80.36 87.64 90.29
90+ 18 69.10 (2.63) 39.70 60.03 64.84 70.56 75.00 83.70 83.70
Poland          
18-29 407 77.45 (0.93) 54.67 63.10 71.15 78.25 86.54 92.95 98.81
30-39 349 73.97 (1.11) 53.21 57.19 67.86 75.00 80.59 88.19 94.05
40-49 274 67.17 (1.12) 43.86 51.92 60.35 68.59 75.00 83.38 85.76
50-59 1050 65.32 (0.56) 41.67 47.39 57.14 67.35 74.54 80.27 83.70
60-69 861 63.44 (0.75) 39.33 45.42 55.08 65.20 72.57 78.34 83.88
70-79 527 59.53 (0.89) 35.99 42.45 50.00 61.54 69.28 75.00 79.12
80-89 435 54.03 (1.19) 26.10 35.44 46.34 55.95 65.48 72.89 77.38
90+ 37 55.92 (2.99) 25.27 39.29 43.13 55.59 67.86 75.00 75.00
Spain          
18-29 247 79.46 (1.01) 55.68 63.46 72.62 79.53 87.77 97.25 100.00
30-39 296 77.39 (0.95) 56.18 60.58 69.87 77.43 87.27 92.86 97.25
40-49 372 73.97 (0.91) 48.35 57.69 67.72 75.00 83.70 91.76 95.33
50-59 1137 72.91 (0.68) 45.33 54.81 65.93 75.00 82.14 89.93 94.14
60-69 960 72.76 (0.72) 46.47 54.44 64.97 73.81 82.01 90.11 95.33
70-79 880 70.40 (0.84) 39.79 50.00 63.64 72.99 79.12 86.54 92.58
80-89 284 66.60 (1.15) 40.38 48.90 59.25 68.32 76.65 85.44 93.41
90+ 26 66.03 (2.94) 37.64 43.73 56.23 71.43 75.73 78.34 78.34
  1. Weighted data.
  2. The age range of the samples was 18–97 years in Finland, 18–98 years in Poland, and 18–104 in Spain.