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Table 2 Distribution of EQ-5D and SF-6D results (%)

From: Health-related quality of life in patients with severe COPD hospitalized for exacerbations - comparing EQ-5D, SF-12 and SGRQ

EQ-5D Level Mobility Self Care Usual Activities Pain/Discomfort Anxiety/Depression  
Admission 1 8.9 32.5 7.3 19.0 36.6  
  2 89.4 65.0 71.5 63.8 53.7  
  3 1.6 2.5 21.1 17.2 9.8  
  n 123 120 123 116 123  
Discharge 1 37.3 49.2 21.4 41.9 48.8  
  2 62.7 47.6 70.6 54.0 48.0  
  3 0.0 3.2 7.9 4.0 3.2  
  n 126 126 126 124 125  
SF-6D Level Physical funct. Role lim. Social funct. Pain Mental Health Vitality
Admission 1 3.3 1.9 7.4 15.3 10.8 1.0
  2 17.1 26.9 8.3 11.9 15.0 4.9
  3 79.7 2.9 34.7 17.8 30.0 1.9
  4 - 68.3 37.2 40.7 35.0 28.2
  5 - - 12.4 14.4 6.7 37.9
  6 - - - - 2.5 26.2
  n 123 104 121 118 120 103
Discharge 1 4.0 1.9 4.9 21.0 12.0 1.0
  2 44.4 29.0 18.9 13.5 17.1 3.0
  3 51.6 0.0 35.3 16.8 39.3 11.9
  4 - 69.2 33.6 40.3 23.9 27.7
  5 - - 7.4 8.4 5.1 41.6
  6 - - - -. 2.6 14.9
  n 124 107 122 119 117 101