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Table 3 Mean absolute error, mean squared error and root mean squared error of predicted compared to actual utility scores by EQ-5D utility range using the weekly diary data

From: Estimation of health-related utility (EQ-5D index) in subjects with seasonal allergic rhinoconjunctivitis to evaluate health gain associated with sublingual grass allergen immunotherapy

EQ-5D utility score Mean absolute error Mean squared error Root mean squared error Observed mean Predicted mean N (%)
<0.5 0.723 0.570 0.755 0.117 0.841 161 (0.92%)
0.5-0.599 0.275 0.086 0.293 0.561 0.836 78 (0.44%)
0.6-0.699 0.151 0.031 0.176 0.670 0.820 497 (2.82%)
0.7-0.799 0.085 0.017 0.130 0.749 0.834 684 (3.89%)
0.8-0.899 0.088 0.012 0.111 0.830 0.855 1542 (8.76%)
0.9-1.0 0.061 0.013 0.114 1.000 0.939 14637 (83.17%)
Full Index 0.074 0.019 0.138 0.956 0.923 17599 (100%)