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Table 1 Participant Demographics, baseline EQ-VAS and Functional Independence Measure scores

From: Reference bias: presentation of extreme health states prior to eq-vas improves health-related quality of life scores. a randomised cross-over trial

  Group 1
n = 77
Group 2
n = 74
Age - median (IQR) 80 (74-86) 79 (73-86)
Mini Mental State Examination - median (IQR) 27 (25-29) 26 (25-29)
Diagnosis category   
   Stroke 7 (9%) 9 (12%)
   Other Neurological 2 (3%) 3 (4%)
   Orthopedic (non elective) 23 (30%) 20 (27%)
   Orthopedic (elective) 1 (1%) 2 (3%)
   Other Musculo-skeletal 2 (3%) 2 (3%)
   Cardiac 3 (4%) 3 (4%)
   Pulmonary 8 (10%) 5 (7%)
   lower limb amputation 17 (22%) 16 (22%)
   Other Medical Condition 8 (10%) 8 (11%)
   Other Geriatric Condition 7 (9%) 6 (8%)
Functional Independence Measure   
   Cognition - median (IQR) 33 (31-34) 32 (30-33)
   Motor - median (IQR) 61 (44-68) 59 (47-70)
Baseline EQ-VAS - mean (SD) 59 (19) 56 (16)