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Table 4 Baseline, 6 week, and mean change scores according to change in health status according to the external criterion: Global Rating of Change

From: Assessing responsiveness of generic and specific health related quality of life measures in heart failure

  n Baseline Score ± Standard Deviation 6 Week Score ± Standard Deviation Mean Change Score ± Standard Deviation
   EQ5D–US Scoring
Substantial Increase (+ 5,6,7) 7 0.74 ± 0.18 0.88 ± 0.12 0.14 ± 0.17
Moderate Increase (+2,+3,+4) 53 0.76 ± 0.15 0.79 ± 0.13 0.02 ± 0.12
No Change (-1,0,+1) 206 0.74 ± 0.18 0.77 ± 0.16 0.03 ± 0.13
Moderate Decrease (-2,-3,-4) 30 0.74 ± 0.15 0.73 ± 0.12 -0.01 ± 0.11
Substantial Decrease (-5,-6,-7) 2 0.46 ± 0.19 0.43 ± 0.24 -0.03 ± 0.05
   EQ5D–UK Scoring
Substantial Increase (+ 5,6,7) 7 0.65 ± 0.28 0.86 ± 0.16 0.21 ± 0.26
Moderate Increase (+2,+3,+4) 53 0.70 ± 0.23 0.73 ± 0.18 0.03 ± 0.20
No Change (-1,0,+1) 206 0.66 ± 0.27 0.70 ± 0.24 0.04 ± 0.19
Moderate Decrease (-2,-3,-4) 30 0.66 ± 0.22 0.65 ± 0.18 -0.01 ± 0.19
Substantial Decrease (-5,-6,-7) 2 0.27 ± 0.34 0.22 ± 0.42 -0.05 ± 0.07
   ED–VAS
Substantial Increase (+ 5,6,7) 5 54.80 ± 34.28 75.71 ± 25.24 19.2 ± 22.26
Moderate Increase (+2,+3,+4) 51 64.66 ± 20.96 67.25 ± 20.37 2.90 ± 23.39
No Change (-1,0,+1) 196 63.05 ± 20.27 65.16 ± 20.52 1.70 ± 15.92
Moderate Decrease (-2,-3,-4) 29 58.07 ± 18.91 55.00 ± 20.31 -2.66 ± 15.64
Substantial Decrease (-5,-6,-7) 2 55.00 ± 7.07 30.00 ± 14.14 -25.00 ± 21.21
   KCCQ OVERALL SUMMARY SCORE
Substantial Increase (+ 5,6,7) 7 51.26 ± 30.57 70.98 ± 27.65 19.72 ± 17.24
Moderate Increase (+2,+3,+4) 53 63.79 ± 20.38 68.47 ± 18.43 4.69 ± 15.84
No Change (-1,0,+1) 206 62.33 ± 24.81 63.86 ± 24.16 1.52 ± 10.82
Moderate Decrease (-2,-3,-4) 30 55.54 ± 21.12 48.82 ± 19.80 -6.72 ± 11.61
Substantial Decrease (-5,-6,-7) 2 21.88 ± 8.84 13.28 ± 6.26 -8.59 ± 2.58
   KCCQ CLINCAL SUMMARY SCORE
Substantial Increase (+ 5,6,7) 7 56.55 ± 31.08 74.40 ± 21.88 17.86 ± 16.53
Moderate Increase (+2,+3,+4) 53 69.24 ± 20.42 72.54 ± 16.59 3.30 ± 16.58
No Change (-1,0,+1) 206 66.38 ± 23.78 67.74 ± 23.71 1.36 ± 10.83
Moderate Decrease (-2,-3,-4) 30 60.46 ± 19.73 54.94 ± 18.96 -5.52 ± 11.55
Substantial Decrease (-5,-6,-7) 2 22.92 ± 14.73 14.58 ± 7.37 -8.33 ± 7.37
   RAND12 PCS
Substantial Increase (+ 5,6,7) 7 29.29 ± 12.53 41.00 ± 13.79 11.71 ± 10.41
Moderate Increase (+2,+3,+4) 53 35.66 ± 10.99 36.66 ± 9.64 1.00 ± 7.82
No Change (-1,0,+1) 206 35.51 ± 10.81 36.34 ± 10.69 0.83 ± 6.43
Moderate Decrease (-2,-3,-4) 30 32.66 ± 8.00 31.00 ± 8.06 -1.66 ± 5.72
Substantial Decrease (-5,-6,-7) 2 17.76 ± 1.36 19.21 ± 2.99 1.45 ± 4.36
   RAND12 MCS
Substantial Increase (+ 5,6,7) 7 54.23 ± 13.01 49.04 ± 12.92 -5.19 ± 10.47
Moderate Increase (+2,+3,+4) 53 48.41 ± 11.40 51.61 ± 10.00 3.20 ± 10.61
No Change (-1,0,+1) 206 48.73 ± 11.49 48.26 ± 11.27 -0.47± 8.11
Moderate Decrease (-2,-3,-4) 30 45.40 ± 10.54 42.98 ± 11.17 -2.41 ± 9.46
Substantial Decrease (-5,-6,-7) 2 44.56 ± 10.15 42.43 ± 7.13 -2.14 ± 3.03