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Table 6 Responsiveness statistics and relative ranking of selected HRQL measures according to change on the external criterion: New York Heart Association

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

Improved +2 NYHA Classes n T-Statistic (Rank) Effect Size (Rank) Guyatt's Responsiveness Statistic (Rank) Standardized Response Mean (Rank) Median Rank
EQ5D–US Scoring 2 1.00 (3) 0.36 (3) 0.31 (4) 0.80 (3) 3.00
EQ5D–UK Scoring 2 1.00 (3) 0.21 (6) 0.20 (6) 0.80 (3) 4.50
EQ–VAS 2 4.33 (1) 0.51 (2) 0.40 (3) 3.07 (1) 1.50
KCCQ Overall Summary Score 2 0.64 (5) 3.84 (1) 0.56 (2) 0.45 (5) 3.50
KCCQ Clinical Summary Score 2 0.22(6) 0.34 (4) 0.25 (5) 0.15 (6) 5.50
RAND12 PCS 2 -1.17 (7) -0.28 (7) -0.43 (7) -0.83 (7) 7.00
RAND12 MCS 2 1.54 (2) 0.25 (5) 0.67 (1) 1.09 (2) 2.00
Improved +1 NYHA Classes       
EQ5D–US Scoring 50 0.80 (4) 0.06 (5) 0.08 (5) 0.08 (5) 5.00
EQ5D–UK Scoring 50 0.73 (5) 0.08 (4) 0.10 (4) 0.11 (4) 4.00
EQ–VAS 46 0.31 (6) 0.05 (6) 0.07 (6) 0.05 (6) 6.00
KCCQ Overall Summary Score 50 2.16 (2) 0.20 (2) 0.42 (2) 0.31 (2) 2.00
KCCQ Clinical Summary Score 50 2.30 (1) 0.22 (1) 0.44 (1) 0.32 (1) 1.00
RAND12 PCS 50 1.07 (3) 0.13 (3) 0.22 (3) 0.15 (3) 3.00
RAND12 MCS   -0.67 (7) -0.10 (7) -0.12 (7) -0.10 (7) 7.00
No Change in NHYA Class       
EQ5D–US Scoring 206 3.43 0.17 0.23 0.23 -
EQ5D–UK Scoring 206 3.45 0.19 0.25 0.25 -
EQ–VAS 198 1.27 0.07 0.09 0.09 -
KCCQ Overall Summary Score 206 2.46 0.08 0.17 0.17 -
KCCQ Clinical Summary Score 206 2.05 0.07 0.14 0.14 -
RAND12 PCS 206 1.97 0.08 0.14 0.14 -
RAND12 MCS 206 0.71 0.04 0.05 0.05 -
Deteriorated -1 NYHA Classes       
EQ5D–US Scoring 40 0.26 (5) 0.06 (6) 0.08 (6) 0.08 (6) 6.00
EQ5D–UK Scoring 40 0.12 (4) 0.00 (4) 0.00 (4) 0.00 (4) 4.00
EQ–VAS 37 0.88 (7) 0.12 (7) 0.17 (7) 0.14 (7) 7.00
KCCQ Overall Summary Score 40 -2.12 (2) -0.18 (2) -0.38 (2) -0.33 (2) 2.00
KCCQ Clinical Summary Score 40 -2.80 (1) -0.23 (1) -0.44 (1) -0.44 (1) 1.00
RAND12 PCS 40 0.31 (6) 0.03 (5) 0.05 (5) 0.05 (5) 5.00
RAND12 MCS 40 -1.41 (3) -0.18 (3) -0.26 (3) -0.22 (3) 3.00
Deteriorated -2 NYHA Classes 0 Not Calculated Due to No subjects