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Table 4 Frequency distribution (profile) of the EQ-5D descriptive system at baseline

From: Medication quality and quality of life in the elderly, a cohort study

  Group A
(n = 47)
Group B
(n = 47)
Group C
(n = 46)
Mobility    
no problems (%) 13 6 13
some problems (%) 78 85 80
confined to bed (%) 9 9 7
Self-Care    
no problems (%) 69 61 60
some problems (%) 24 28 33
unable to (%) 7 11 7
Usual Activities    
no problems (%) 48 56 31
some problems (%) 35 20 33
unable to (%) 17 24 36
Pain/Discomfort    
none (%) 31 22 22
moderate (%) 54 54 58
extreme (%) 15 24 20
Anxiety/Depression    
none (%) 54 46 45
moderate (%) 39 46 53
extreme (%) 7 8 2
  1. The internal loss of follow up was ≤ 3 in all groups.